Wilburt Wynn

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Wilburt Wynn, 68, a native of Quincy, Fla., and a resident at 502-B Causey Ave., Suffolk, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, at his residence.

He had retired as a stockman from the Norfolk Naval Base, as a Second Occupation Paratrooper at Fort Bragg, N.C. after 13 years of service, and had owned and operated Grady’s Grocery Store.

He was a member of Saint Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, and was a lifetime member of the Disabled Veterans (DAV) on Saratoga Street.

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He had attended Norfolk State University, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War where he served as a chef.

He is survived by two daughters, Wanda Wynn and Maggie Wynn of Suffolk; two sons, Robert Towns (Tracey) of Suffolk, and Grady Wynn of Alcolu, S.C.; six sisters, Mrs. Ruby Lawrence and Mrs. Martha Williams, both of Quincy.; Mrs. Willie Mae Jenkins and Mrs. Ollie Mae Williams, both of Miami, Fla.; Mrs. Mary Gay of Philadelphia, Pa.; and Mrs. Margaret Walton of Suffolk; two brothers, Mr. John Wynn (Thelma) of Suffolk, and Mrs. Albert Wynn (Elaine) of Chicago, Ill; six stepdaughters, Valerie Ricks and Zelda Wright (Jimmy), both of Portsmouth; and Jeannett Duck of Chesapeake; Charolette Brown, Angela Evans, Josephine Brown-Ralph, all of Suffolk; three stepsons, Winston Duck of Norfolk; Melvin Duck of Portsmouth; and Travis Evans of Suffolk; and five grandchildren.

Other survivors include two aunts, Mrs. Johnnie Mae Flemming of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. Elma Hogans of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; a devoted and special friend, Louise Gary of Portsmouth, and many other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in Saint Paul’s Temple Church, Hosier Road, with the Rev. Catherine B. Skinner officiating. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at the residence of Mr. John and Thelma Wynn, 2014 Timberlake Drive (Cedar Lake Shores), and at the home of Wanda Wynn, 502 Causey Ave., Apt. B.

The procession will assemble at 2014 Timberlake Drive, at the home of Mr. John Wynn.

Visitation began Friday.

Harris Funeral Home Inc., 685 Carolina Road, is in charge of the arrangements. You may send condolences to: http://www.vharrisfuneralhome.com.