Norman Phillip Wintermute, 87, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, December 27, 2008 at Life Care Center of Hendersonville. A native of Detroit, he was the son of the late Raymond and Elsie Poland Wintermute.
He served in the US Army and Coast Guard during WWII and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. He was a volunteer with the Henderson County Sheriffs Department and most recently, the Hendersonville Police Department. He loved and appreciated all animals, especially his own cats. He also enjoyed photography, interior design, set design, and writing short stories.
He is survived by his many friends by whom he will be truly missed. A special thanks is given to the staff at Life Care Center of Hendersonville for their continued care and kindness.
A Funeral Service will be held at 7 PM, Tuesday, December 30, 2008 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Military Rites will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. The Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Burial will be at 10 AM, Wednesday, December 31, 2008 in the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Ridge Humane Society, PO Box 706, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
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