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Winston "Ed" Edward Pinkney

January 1, 1962 May 6, 2019
Winston "Ed" Edward Pinkney
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Winston “Ed” Edward Pinkney, age 57 of Carrollton, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019.  He was born on January 1, 1962, son of the late Winston Pinkney and the late Mary Sandra Smith Pinkney.  He was a Veteran of the United States Army with 30 years’ service, and while on active duty in Afghanistan Ed accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior.  He held a Master’s Degree and only had to complete his dissertation to receive his PhD.  Ed worked for 25 years in the Atlanta Police Department, retiring as a Sargent, also in Homeland Security for GEMA.  He was a member of Roopville Road Baptist Church.  Ed loved the outdoors and his favorite hobby was fishing.
Ed is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cindy Easterwood Pinkney; daughter, Sandra Pinkney; aunt, Joy Worley; cousins, Lazelle Brown, Linda Harrellson and husband, Matt, Gail Stubbs and husband, Kenny, and Kal Stubbs; goddaughter, Tara Dawson; mother-in-law, Linda Easterwood; brother-in-law, Lewis Easterwood and wife, Christie; niece, Brandi Morningstar and husband, Dave; and nephew, Anthony Easterwood.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
The funeral service will be at 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in the Chapel of the funeral home with Reverend Stephen Peeples officiating. 
Interment will be on Friday, May 10, at 12:30 PM with full military honors at Fort Mitchell cemetery, 553 Highway 165, Ft. Mitchell, AL  36856.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the John Brannen Project.  All proceeds go to helping living soldiers in need.  Make check payable to: CO “B”, 3RD BN, 11th SFG.  Please write “John Brannen Project” on the memo line and mail to Mr. Richard Towns, 4902 Taylor Road, Savannah, GA  31404.
You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.com
Hightower’s Memorial Chapel of Douglasville has charge of the arrangements. 770-489-2818


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Visitation

Wednesday

8

May

5:00 PM 5/8/2019 5:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 5/8/2019 9:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel
12651 Veterans Memorial Highway Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Funeral

Thursday

9

May

4:00 PM 5/9/2019 4:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel
12651 Veterans Memorial Highway Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Burial

Friday

10

May

12:30 PM 5/10/2019 12:30:00 PM
Ft. Mitchell Cemetery

553 Highway 165
Ft. Mitchell, AL 36856

Ft. Mitchell Cemetery
553 Highway 165 Ft. Mitchell 36856 AL
United States
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