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Charles J. Winchester
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A memorial service was held Wednesday last week at a private Ceres residence for Charles J. Winchester, 78, of Ceres. He died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004 at his home.

Lakewood Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Born June 28, 1926, Mr. Winchester was a native of Claremore, Okla., and lived in Ceres for 10 years. Mr. Winchester was a heavy equipment operator for Borax Mining Co. for 30 years and was a member of the Longshoreman's Union.

He leaves behind his brother, John Winchester of Merced; his sister, Flora Davis of Missouri; and 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister.