Richard B. Wynkoop

August 21, 1925 ‒ March 05, 2008

Delaware, Ohio

Richard Boyd Wynkoop, 82, of Delaware died Wednesday evening at Grady Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. He was born August 21, 1925 in Morgan Co., Ohio to Vinson and Agnas Richardson and, at the age of 3, was adopted by Raney and Vesta Wynkoop. He was a Willis High School graduate, World War II Army veteran and a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service. He was a member of the Valley View Evangelical Friends Church, Delaware, the Delara HAMM Radio Club, and the Buckeye Branch #78 of the AFLCIO. He was also a former scout master. He is survived by 2 sons, Rick (Dale) Wynkoop of Delaware and Randy Wynkoop of Marion; 2 daughters, Deborah Bell and Becky (Lee) Valentine of Largo, Florida; 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; sister, Doris Bryant of Coshocton. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty on July 5, 2000. The family will receive friends on Sunday March 9th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Celebration of Life Services will follow at 4:00 pm with Revs. Wallace White and Tim Barlow officiating. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting