Richard Winters’ Death – Cause and Date

Richard Winters cause of death

Born (Birthday) January 21, 1918

Death Date January 2, 2011

Age of Death 92 years

Cause of Death Parkinson's Disease

Profession War Hero

The war hero Richard Winters died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. Army officer who commanded a Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division during World War II.

He participated in the Normandy Invasion, parachuting onto the French beach in the early morning hours of what would become D-Day.

He was the inspiration for a character on the HBO mini-series Band of Brothers.

Personal Life

He had two children with his wife, Jill.

Historian Stephen Ambrose described Winters’ war-time heroics.

How did Richard Winters die?

Winters died on January 2, 2011, at an assisted living facility in Campbelltown, Pennsylvania, aged 92. He had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for several years. Winters was buried in a private funeral service, which was held on January 8, 2011.