Jack Herbert Winslow, Sr., better known as Papa Jack to his family, age 82 died at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Mr. Winslow was a native of Halifax County growing up in Scotland Neck, NC. He graduated from Scotland Neck High School and furthered his education at North Carolina State College. He was married to the love of his life, Pat Staton Winslow on October 18, 1957 and to this marriage was born four children. Mr. Winslow spent his entire life farming. He started out working on the family dairy and continued out on his own raising row crop and livestock. He received many awards over the years for his farming accomplishments but his most precious rewards from farming came from getting in the truck riding around the farm with Pat or one of his many children and grandchildren. Mr. Winslow was a simple man that loved the Lord and loved his wife and family with all his heart and soul. He spoke volumes with his simple words of wisdom.
Preceding him in death are his mother and father, the late Hattie Whitehurst and Nathan Ernest Winslow, Sr.; two brothers, Ernest and Tom Winslow, and one sister, Sarah Winslow Bond.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-four years, Pat Staton Winslow of the home, a son, Herb Winslow of Scotland Neck, NC and his children, Beau, William, and Alex Winslow, Rachel Winslow Whitehead and husband , Matt, a daughter, Patty W. Holt and husband, Mike of Wilson, NC and their children Winslow and Mary Pat Holt, a son, Ernest Winslow and girlfriend, Anna Bunting of Scotland Neck, NC and his children Rebecca and Eric Winslow, a daughter, Sarah W. Sykes and husband, Scott of Scotland Neck, NC and their children, Sarah Gregory and John Colby Sykes; two brothers, Zeb Winslow, Sr. of Scotland Neck, NC, Lloyd Winslow, Sr. of Halifax, NC and one sister, Ann W. Cox and husband Joe of Houston,Texas.