SHILOH -- G. Larry Wynn, 71, of Shiloh, died suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Bonita J. (Landis) Wynn, with whom he shared 37 years of marriage before her passing.
He was born May 4, 1939, in Herndon, the son of the late Samuel and Martha (Hetrick) Wynn.
Larry graduated from Dallastown Area High School in 1957 and Millersville University in 1961.
After graduation, he began a 31-year career with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, where he was a manager at the time of his retirement in 1994.
He was a member of Harmony Grove Community Church in Dover and a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Dallastown, and the Dallastown Jaycees.
In his retirement, Larry enjoyed golfing in the Monday Hackers golf league. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and a member of the Yellow Breeches Anglers for many years. He loved the St. Louis Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers and spent his final day watching highlights of the Packers' Super Bowl XLV victory.
Larry was devoted to many volunteer pursuits, including several years of service as a volunteer Friendly Visitor with the York County Agency on Aging. He was an avid reader of history books and had a special interest in Civil War history. He also volunteered for the Civil War Trust, Friends of the National Parks in Gettysburg, the Pennsylvania Senior Environment Corps and the York County Literacy Council. He regularly entered his watercolor paintings and vegetables from his garden into competitions at the York Fair, where he won several ribbons. In recent years, Larry could be seen walking several miles a day at the West Manchester Mall. He enjoyed vacationing at Chincoteague and Assateague and traveling to Packers games in Green Bay and other cities.
He is survived by four loving children, Tana J. Wynn and Darcy N. Wynn, both of West York, Matthew S. Wynn, and his wife, Kathy, of Wayne, and Kristie J. Miller and her husband, Robert, of York; seven adoring grandchildren, Taryn, Dixie, Robert, Daisy, Robert, Chloe and Leisha; a sister, Jane Gohn, of Spring Grove; two nieces, Vicki Seidel, of Dover, and Kristi Gohn, of Spring Grove; and a nephew, Brendan Gohn, of Spring Grove.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by the funeral at 10, at the William E. Little Funeral Homes Inc., 2150 Carlisle Road, Shiloh, with his pastor, the Rev. Daniel H. Dellosso Jr., officiating.
Burial will be in Salem Union Cemetery, Dover.
Memorial contributions in Larry's memory may be made to the Civil War Trust, 11 Public Square, Suite 200, Hagerstown, MD 21740, or to the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406.