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Mr. James N. "Slew" Winslett

Obituary for Mr. James N. "Slew" Winslett

August 17, 1937 - November 18, 2017
Pickens, South Carolina | Age 80


James N. "Slew" Winslett
Pickens, SC

James Norris "Slew" Winslett, 80, of Walhalla Highway, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 18, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Born on August 17, 1937 in Pickens County, he was a son of the late Horace and Kate Ballentine Winslett.

Slew was a graduate of Easley High School and was an inductee into the 2006 Easley High School Hall of Fame for his dedication to Easley athletics. He was a member of the Bates Masonic Lodge #189 A.F.M. and was a Shriner. Slew retired from Duke Energy and was a faithful member of Rock Springs Baptist Church and the Homemakers Sunday School Class. After retirement, he enjoyed antique picking, football, and spending time with his family.

Surviving are his wife of the home, JoAnn Looper-Winslett; daughters, Jill Winslett Breazeale (Stuart) and Jo Winslett Bridges (David) all of Easley; grandchildren, Clark Moody (Erika) and Lauren Moody Herman (Andrew); great grandchildren and his pride and joy, Jaxon Drew Herman and Gavin Duncan Moody; step sons, Jeffery and Alan Looper; step grandson, Christopher Looper; and sisters, Catherine Brown and Dora Ann Twiford.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Joyce Powell Winslett; sisters, Mary Bagwell, Eme Ruth Smith and Helen Lynes; and brothers, Walter "Pop" Winslett and Horace Winslett, Jr.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Rock Springs Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. David Gallamore officiating. The burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens in Pickens.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road.

Memorials may be made to Rock Springs Baptist Church, 201 Rock Springs Road, Easley, SC 29642 or Shriners Children's Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 26905.

The family will be at the home of Jill W. Breazeale, 207 Tulip Tree Ct., Easley, SC 29642.

Condolences may be expressed online by visiting or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road, which is assisting the family.


Hillcrest Memorial Park
2410 Gentry Memorial Hwy
Pickens, SC 29671

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