JB Winn

August 8, 1932 ~ July 5, 2024

Mr. JB Winn, 91, of Basile, passed away on July 5, 2024.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on Wednesday July 10, 2024, in the Miguez Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Arthur, LA, beginning at 2:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Thursday July 11, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. which will be time to depart for church.

Funeral services for JB will be held at First Baptist Church in Lake Arthur on Thursday July 11, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. with his great grandson, Anthony Washington officiating. Following the service, he will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife, in Lakeview Cemetery.

JB was born on August 8, 1932, in Branch, LA, to Huby Winn and Edna Leger Winn. He was a person that was so full of life and was so loving. For many years, he worked as a pipefitter for Zigler Shipyard. He often enjoyed being outdoors, mostly fishing or putting his woodworking skills to use. If you know JB, you know he loved his Purple Martins and was very protective of them. He will be deeply missed and may he rest in heavenly peace.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Carol (James) Holford; stepsons, David Andrus and Raymond Andrus; sister, Hazel Vanslyke; brother, Richard (Annette) Winn and Donny Winn; grandchildren, Cruz Smith, David Andrus, Jr., Misty Savrio, Charlene Andrus Olivier, April Andrus Fontenot, Clinton Andrus, Jason Andrus, Kimberly Schexnider Guillory, Rufus Comeaux III, and Toni Andrus Duhon; nineteen great grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kirby LeBlanc Winn; a stepdaughter, Susan Schexnider; brothers, John and Nelson Winn; and a granddaughter, Patricia Andrus.


Visitation: Wednesday, July 10, 2024
2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur
829 Fourth St.
Lake Arthur, LA 70549

Visitation: Thursday, July 11, 2024
8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur
829 Fourth St.
Lake Arthur, LA 70549

Funeral Service: Thursday, July 11, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

First Baptist Church of Lake Arthur
714 Third St.
Lake Arthur, LA 70549

Burial: Thursday, July 11, 2024
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Lakeview Cemetery

Lake Arthur, LA 70549

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  1. Candle 2Rest in Peace Mr Winn. You were always such a polite person. Praying for your family. God Bless, Cindy Price

  2. Candle 1You are now with your love, Maw Maw Kirby! I will never forget the kindness and hugs you would always give me when we visited. RIP

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss,He was always a great man, have known for years,God bless the family and may he R.I.P.

  4. Candle 1So many happy memories of JB
    He was a man I loved and always looked up to

    God Bless and Rest in Peace
    Larry Leger

  5. Candle 1So sorry for your loss 🙏 Sending prayers to the family and my special friend and sister Ann. Much Love.

  6. Candle 7We will miss u so very much, but now u and mawmaw are 2gether!! U had the biggest, sweetest heart!! Love u papa!!

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