WILLIAM W. WYNKOOP
William W. Wynkoop, 70,
of West Chester, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at his home. There will be no visitation or funeral service. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in memory of William. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside is caring for William's family and arrangements.
William Watson Wynkoop was born April 16, 1949, in Atchison, Kan., the son of Charles and Beulah (Sultzer) Wynkoop. He was a graduate of Atchison High School. William owned and operated B&J Military Surplus in West Chester. He enjoyed shooting the breeze, storytelling and his dogs, Jake and Bear.
William will be deeply missed by his children, Catrina (Paul) Blakemore of Jefferson City, Mo., Wesley (Rene) Wynkoop of Rushville, Mo., Wendy (Rick) Shryock of St. Joseph, Mo., Kim Turnquist of St. Joseph, Mo., Tina Wynkoop of Columbia, Mo., and Edgar Wynkoop of Moberly, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and siblings, Charles Robert "Butch" (Louise) Wynkoop of Valley Falls, Kan., Dorothy Thompson of Atchison, Kan., and Norma Covault of Smithville, Mo.
William was preceded in death by his parents; one son, William Wynkoop; two sisters, Ruby Bruce and Myrtle Godding; and special friend, Jenny Miller.