Paul Robert Wynn, 63, of Firth, and formerly of Ashton, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center of natural causes.
He was born June 11, 1949, in Preston, Idaho, to Ross and Thayle Beckstead Wynn. He was raised in Ashton and attended school there. He graduated from North Fremont High School in 1967.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a full-time mission for the church and was an Eagle Scout. He served in many other callings in the church.
He married Debra Lee Hunsaker on Aug. 20, 1971, in Kennewick, Wash. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They made their home and raised their family in Ashton before moving to Firth in 2006.
He was very involved in community service. He served for six years on the Ashton City Council and then served for 12 years as mayor. He owned and ran the Four Seasons Motel in Ashton for 30 years.
He loved fishing, hunting, golfing, camping and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Debra of Firth; children, Nicole (Travis) Bell of Mackay, Monique (Ronnie) Palmer of Ashton, Bridgett (Trever) Gerdes of Sugar City, Ryan (Rebecca) Wynn, Darci (Justin) Heiner and Kirstyn Tews, all of Ashton, Adam (Katie) Wynn of Rexburg and Elder Logan Wynn, serving in the Arizona Tucson Mission; parents, Ross and Thayle Wynn of Idaho Falls; siblings, Scott (Marie) Wynn of Schaumburg, Ill., Loila Wynn of Salt Lake City, Kathy (Spencer) Felix of Ogden, Utah, Venis (Justin) McCarthy of Pueblo, Colo., Alan (Sue) Wynn and Todd (Hideko) Wynn, all of Salem, Ore., Brian Wynn of Pocatello and Sam (Stacy) Wynn of Ashton; and 31 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Ashton Stake Center, 516 N. Second St. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, both times at the stake center. Interment will be in Pineview Cemetery under the direction of Baxter Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www .baxterfh.com.