Derek Michael Wynn
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AGE: 25 • New Castle
Derek Michael Wynn was born on June 17, 1989 at Christiana Hospital. He was the only child of Michael James Wynn and Renee Joline Phillips-Wynn. On Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2:53 p.m. God sent his angel to bring Derek home. He heeded the Master's call and claimed his resting place at the age of twenty-five. He was a graduate of Howard High School class of 2007. Derek was attending Delaware Technical Community College to obtain a degree in culinary arts and hotel restaurant management. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined Church on the Rock Ministries under the leadership of Bishop Marcia Pitts. Derek loved playing online video games, he enjoyed giving advice to his friends and spending time with family. He often played flag football, played pee-wee football and lettered in the J.V. and varsity football teams at Howard High School. He played the position of defensive tackle on the Howard High School Blue Hen Conference Flight B Football 2005 Championship team. He was an avid collector of a variety of sneakers and enjoyed trading them. His favorite sports teams were the Orlando Magic and the Denver Broncos. He is survived by his loving parents, Michael and Renee Wynn, 4 uncles Carl D. Wynn(Rose), Thomas B. Wynn, Wayne L. Wynn(Chanita), Jerry Phillips(Ann); grandfather Harry Sample; 2 aunts Mary H. Wise and Beatrice P. Jones(Ronny); 2 loving godmothers Bishop Marcia E. Pitts and Tammy McWilliams; devoted god-sister Kayla McWilliams; 3 special aunts Kate Griffin, Velma Ricks and Lynne Smith. He is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Church on the Rock Ministries, Inc., 28 Queen Ave., New Castle, De.; Viewing, 8-11 a.m. Interment in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, De. Ministry of Comfort Provided by The House of Wright Mortuary & Cremation Services, Inc. www.houseofwrightmortuary.com 302-762-8448.
House of Wright Mortuary, Inc.
208 East 35th Street Wilmington, DE 19802
Published in The News Journal from June 22 to June 23, 2014