Owner of Hulett-Winstead funeral home passes away

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A long time Hattiesburg businessman has died.

Buddy Winstead, owner of Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home, passed away on Sunday.

According to the Winstead Family, he died after a lengthy illness.

He began working in the funeral business with the family in 1947. In 1972, he bought the business.

Visitation for Winstead will be Wednesday evening from 5 until 8 p.m at the downtown Hattiesburg location.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at chapel with interment in Roseland Park cemetery.

Buddy Winstead was 82 years old.

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