Frederick “Fred” M. Winfield
Frederick “Fred” M. Winfield, 80, a resident of Cape Coral, Florida for the past 37 years, formerly of Island Heights, New Jersey passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Cape Coral. He was born March 24, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey to Melvin and Anne Winfield, now deceased.
Fred grew up in Belleville, New Jersey. He graduated from Toms River High School in 1954. Fred and Cindy were married in 1961 and lived in Toms River, New Jersey, where he worked for Ahren’s Tree Service. He began working for Leisure Technology in Lakewood New Jersey, in 1961, as a shipping clerk. He worked his way up to become the Vice President of Operations until 1979, when he was transferred to Ft. Myers, Florida where he became the President of Operations at Leisure Village, Seven Lakes. Fred worked for Leisure Technology for 29 years, and in 1989, became the owner of his own construction company, Winfield Contractors, Inc., which was still in operation at the time of his death. Fred and Cindy traveled extensively throughout the United States, South America and China. He was a family man who loved to joke and laugh with his children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and family members. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Cindy Winfield of Cape Coral; two loving children, Carrie Mynhier (Chris) and Christopher Winfield (Emma), all of Cape Coral; sister, Patricia Stolte and brother, Dennis Winfield;as well as six grandchildren, Nicholas A. Whitney, Adam C. Winfield, Alexander S. Winfield, Alaina E. Winfield, Shannen M. Winfield and Stephanie A. Winfield.
Fred was preceded in death by his son, Douglas James Winfield; grandson, David Allen Whitney; as well as his brother, George Winfield.
A Memorial Service and Open House will be held at the family home on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 1:00- 5:00pm.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.