Born: December 16, 1920
Death: October 12, 2010
December 16, 1920 - October 12, 2010
Mr. Honnoll Collins Windham, 89, retired rural carrier with the U.S. Postal Service and former Ticket Manager for the University of Mississippi Athletic Department, died Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital North MS in Oxford. The funeral service will be Friday, October 15, 2010 at 12:00 noon in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Claire Dobbs officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon at Waller Funeral Home.
Born in Lafayette County, MS, he was a lifelong resident of Oxford and Lafayette County. Mr. Windham was a veteran of the United States Army during World War II where he served as a Sergeant and was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. After returning from the war, Mr. Windham worked as a rural mail carrier in Lafayette County for 45 years. He was a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church and served as an officer of the VFW where he also served several other capacities. He loved cooking, hunting, fishing and all things Ole Miss. Mr. Windham was known as a wonderful Husband, Father and family man. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Franklin Windham.
Survivors include his son, James Reagan "Jim" Windham and his wife, Rosemary of Oxford; four grandchildren, Alice Coleman and her husband Toby, Ginny Roush and her husband Jerry, Heather Windham and Drew Windham.
Expressions of sympathy in Mr. Windham's memory may be made to: Oxford-University United Methodist Church, 424 South 10th Street, Oxford, MS 38655.
In honor of Mr. Windham's service to his country, the flag of the United States Army will be flown at Waller Funeral Home.