September 8, 1947 - July 24, 2018
With profound sadness, the family of Dr. Phail Wynn, Jr. announces his passing which occurred on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Being a native of Oklahoma, Dr. Wynn has traveled extensively and we are fortunate that he chose to spend so many years in Durham. Survivors include his devoted wife, Peggy, his son, Rahsaan Phail Wynn (U.S. Marine Corps), mother, Dr. Valree' Fletcher Wynn of Lewisville, Texas, brother Michael Wynn (Cheryl) Lewisville, Texas and an aunt, Mary Wynn of Muskogee,Oklahoma. His career is inclusive of service provided to Durham Technical Community and Duke University for a period exceeding forty-five years, respectively, touching the lives of so many adults, as well as, young people, through initiatives spearheaded by Dr. Wynn's wise thinking and efforts. Yes, Phail was instrumental in varied initiatives which impacted our community in such a positive manner.To enhance his being, Phail was affiliated with a plethora of boards, organizations, businesses and fraternities. Inclusive in that listing are Alpha Tau Boule' and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Additionally, by serving in the United States Army, he honored our country. Phail was admired and respected for his accolades,his unassuming manner and his willingness to help others. Dr. Wynn will be deeply missed by all whose lives he touched and remembered as a man of principle who was committed to bringing positive change to his/our community, which he so generously embraced. May Dr. Phail Wynn, Jr. 's legacy live on. A celebration of life will take place on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Duke University Chapel, 401 Chapel Drive Durham, NC 27708. Dr. Wynn will lie in state at Scarborough & Hargett Celebration of Life Center, Inc., 309 N. Queen Street, Durham, NC 27701 on Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
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