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OBITUARY: Stephen Winters

by: Robin Hartill Managing Editor

Stephen Winters, 61, of Longboat Key, died April 25.

Born Jan. 17, 1949, in Worcester, Mass., he was raised in St. Petersburg. He worked in maintenance, most recently at The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort. He lived on Longboat Key for about five years.

Mr. Winters loved the ocean, island life and art and was skilled at drawing and painting sea turtles. He was a self-taught guitar player and is remembered by friends and family members as a “Renaissance man.”

Mr. Winters is survived by his children Chelsea, Robert and Kristin; five grandchildren; and partner, Lorri Gibson. A celebration of life was held Saturday, May 1, in St. Petersburg.

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