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W. Wendell Wyrick
September 19, 1934 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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W. Wendell Wyrick – passed away peacefully on Friday, December 15, 2023, at home surrounded by his family. Wendell was a lifelong resident of Knoxville who proudly served his country in the US Army serving in Okinawa, Japan. He retired from AT&T after 37 years of service. Wendell was a faithful member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church for over 60 years.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Pat Wyrick; children, Kathy Edwards, Karen Sheddan and Tom Wyrick; grandchildren, Will Edwards, Elise Rechel, Carson Wyrick, Elaine Sheddan, Parker Sheddan, Camryn Wyrick; and 5 great grandchildren.
Memorials can be made to Fountain City Presbyterian Church - Grandma’s Pajamas or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Family and friends will gather for his graveside service with full military honors on December 28, 2023 at 8:30 AM at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 2200 East Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory is honored to serve the Wyrick family. Condolences may be left on line at www.gentrygriffey.com