Konnie Harold Winters was born in his family’s farmhouse outside of Vici, OK on July 30, 1954 to Harold and Maxine Winters. Konnie was the youngest of 4 siblings: Zeta, Ival Lynn and Darla. Konnie attended Mutual School and was well-known for tearing up the streets in his Plymouth Roadrunner and dirt biking. Konnie and family attended Church of the First Born in Vici and could be found there every Sunday. Harold and Maxine relocated to Woodward, OK when Konnie was in high school. Konnie then graduated from Woodward High School.
Konnie went on to marry Audrey Phares of Woodward, OK. Konnie and Audrey were married for 14 years and had 4 children: Maria, Vanessa, Nathan and Aunna. Konnie worked many years for Walter Adams, Young’s Ranch and Woodward County.
Konnie spent much of his free time returning to the farm he grew up on outside of Vici. He spent many weekends there riding horses, roasting hot dogs, shooting guns, riding three-wheelers, playing catch, teaching his children to drive and checking cattle. Konnie loved playing his guitar, singing, team roping, The Eagles, camping, hunting, hauling his kids to horse shows and rodeos. Konnie was always found outside with a glass of sweet tea in his hand. Everyone who knew Konnie loved him. He was very outgoing, welcomed everyone as family and had a contagious laugh.
Later, Konnie relocated to Beaver, OK where he worked many years for Hardberger and Smylie. Konnie enjoyed his time in Beaver and spent his evenings and weekends team roping and leisure horse riding. Konnie also enjoyed many nights of playing cards with family and friends.
Konnie would then relocate to Balko, OK with his wife, Oletha. Konnie worked for Chaparral in Perryton, TX until he retired in November of 2017. Konnie died in his home in Balko, OK on January 3, 2021.
Konnie was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Maxine Winters, his sister Zeta Waggoner, a niece Tony Waggoner, his grandparents and many aunts and uncles. Konnie is survived by his wife of 15 years Oletha Winters of Balko, OK, daughter Maria Winters of Woodward, OK, daughter Vanessa Dawes and husband Jamin Dawes of Moore, OK, son Nathan Winters and wife Stephanie Winters of Woodward, OK, daughter Aunna Muirhead and husband Michael Muirhead of Moore, OK, brother Ival Lynn Winters and wife Peggy Winters of Edmond, OK and sister Darla Winters of Jackson, TN. Konnie is also survived by his pride and joy grandkids: Austin Scherff, Alexis Dawes, Blayne Dawes, Hayven Dawes, Reed Winters and Dallix Muirhead. Konnie also leaves behind step-children and grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends.