July 30, 1929 - January 12, 2015
"Come to where the flavor is."
Winfield, one of the original hot cowboys of the Marlboro ads, has died in
was one of several macho men hired by the Leo Burnett Agency to represent the
brand Marlboro. Reds to be exact. Interestingly but not
surprisingly, several of those men have died of smoking related illnesses.
I put the first fag in my mouth it was a Camel Light. I moved onto Newport
Lights, then MAGNUM lights then Marlboro lights. 50 cents a pack.
Boy did I suck those fags down. Now in California, it's about 7 bucks a
pack. In Britain it's £8.99 a pack of 20. That's almost 14 US
dollars for a pack.
was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and tried many natural, sometimes Native
American treatments including Medicinal Sweats.
describe him as a "MAN's Man." RRRAAARRRRRR!
was 85 years old.
died in his home in Riverton.
funeral will be or was held at the Davis
Funeral Home in
A "Celebration of Life" will be held
at a later date.
Donations may be made to any Children's
The relationship with Los Angeles and the iconic
Marlboror billboard on
the Sunset Strip went sour with the smoking ban.
Eventually they changed his cigarette to look
like a limp cock in his mouth, an instead of the word Marlboro, it said
it was taken down altogether.
25 years as a smoker, I quit 11 years ago. I used the Allen
Now it was a cheaper to listen to their online lecture back then. I
listened to it and stopped smoking immediately. Worth every penny.
People might ask, "do they brainwash
you?" I would say - you've already been brainwashed to think you can't
quit. It shocks me how many people have taken up smoking in recent years.
I love you guys, but you stink.