We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Dean K. Wetzler Jr Funeral Home
Dr Thomas C. Wynn passed away peacefully February 27, 2022 at The Gatehouse, his wife at his bedside after a long battle with Cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Wynn, a brother Jimmy Wynn and his wife Wanda in NC, two step-sons, Victor Roa, OK, Charles Roa, NC, niece Mary Alyson Wynn NC, and Nephew’,J.D. Wynn, NC. He was preceded in death by his mother Peggy Allison Wynn and father David Banks Wynn.
Dr. Wynn taught in the Department of Geology and Physics. He began at LHU in 2004 and was promoted to the rank of Professor in August of 2017. He served as Chair from 2011 until 2014 during the construction of and transition to the new Science Center (ECSC). His collegiality and dedication to the success of the department and the university were most evident during that period.
He taught courses at all levels in Geology. His students prized him as a teacher. He inspired them through mentoring and supervising of more than 30 Independent Studies, many of which resulted in presentations and publications at national and regional Geology conferences and in highly regarded journals.
His service extended to the scientific community as well. He was a member of six different Geology-Oriented professional associations. He inspired LHU students and local school groups in the field of Paleontology by organizing field trips to the famous Red Hill Devonian Fossil Site near North Bend, Pennsylvania. His work with the Geoscience Club contributed to the local community through the PENNDOT highway cleanups, and various other community related activities.
He was an avid gamer as well under the identity of Rockdruid. He loved bringing new people into the world of RPG and MMO and was always available to assist with their quests and gaming skills.
He wants to remind people to find the beauty and splendor of the Divine God in all your surroundings.
In lieu of flowers, cards, the family requests donations by made to the Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church Prayer Shawl Ministry or The American Cancer Society.
There will be a memorial service in his honor April 30, 2022 at the Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church at 11 AM with a light luncheon to follow. Burial will be at a later date in his hometown of Mebane, NC.