Robert L. Winsor, Jr. ’61

Robert L. Winsor, Jr. ’61, of Lenox, Mass., died Oct. 17, 2006, at his home. Born on Staten Island, N.Y., on Sept. 30, 1939, son of Robert L. Winsor, Sr. and Inglis MacLennon Winsor, he was a 1961 graduate of Davidson, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He received his master’s degree in history in 1966 from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Winsor served in the Army from 1961-1964 and was honorably discharged with the rank of first lieutenant. He was employed by Cranwell Resort, retiring in 2000. Previously, he was employed by Eastover Resort for more than 30 years, leaving as resort manager. Winsor had been a member of the Town of Lenox Conservation Committee and the former Lenox Kiwanis Club. He enjoyed traveling and reading. His wife, the former Kathleen Byrne Cooney, whom he married in Charlottesville, Va., on March 19, 1987, died Sept. 16, 2005. He leaves two daughters, Susan W. Sudnikovich and Elizabeth W. Kelly, 43 Jaynes Rd., Lenox, MA 01240-2114; two stepsons, Thomas F. Cooney, Jr. and Michael J. Cooney; one sister, Sandra Emler; seven grandchildren, Lindsey and Keegan Kelly, Meghan, Jack, and Patrick Sudnikovich, and Isabelle and Jack Cooney; his sons-in-law, Kenneth A. Sudnikovich and John G. Kelly; and daughter-in-law, Christine L. Cooney.