Private R. J. Winton Waurika News-Democrat March 23, 1945
A message came for the War Department Wednesday of last week to his wife, Mrs. trained in a tank battalion, but was later transferred to the glider infantry. He was with the Third Army.
Pvt. Winton was a son of A. T. Winton of Waurika and was reared in the community southwest of Waurika. Prior to his induction into the Army, he was employed with Halliburton’s in Duncan. He enlisted in September 1943.
He is survived by his father, A. T. Winton of Waurika, his wife, the former Nellie Ruth King, and a six-month daughter Elizabeth Ann whom he had never seen. Other relatives are three sisters, Mrs. Alice Holt of Borger, Texas, Mrs. Elizabeth Newberry of Hastings, Mrs. Walter Kafer of Waurika, two half-brothers and one half-sister, Loyd Winton, Leland Winton and Mrs. Cleo Taylor of Borger, Texas..
On receipt of the sad news, the sisters came from Borger to be with their father, returning the first of the week accompanied by Mr. Winton, Mrs. Kafer and Mrs. R. J. Winton and baby daughter.