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William Robert Wynn, 70, of Carmi, Illinois formerly of Decatur, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 in his home.
Bill was born January 31, 1947 in Herrin, Illinois, the son of James Robert and Veneta Bernice (Taylor) Wynn. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Bill retired from the Newton Broom Factory and enjoyed working on lawnmowers, gardening, and going to yard sales. He married Carolyn Lentz November 20, 1965. She preceded him in death October 6, 2009.
Bill leaves behind his daughter Sheila Wynn, brother Thomas (Helen) Wynn, sisters Ruth Woodward, Virginia (Curtis) Musgrave, and Mavis (Albert) Maiden, grandsons Jon and Ryan, and great-grandson Waylon.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother James Leon Wynn, and son Christopher Wynn.
Services to celebrate Bill's life will be 1:00 PM Friday, May 5, 2017 in Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the services. Burial with military honors to follow at Point Pleasant Cemetery in Long Creek.
The family of William Robert Wynn is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL. View the on line obituary, share memories, and send condolences to the family at www.moranandgoebel.com.
Published on April 25, 2017
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