Cover photo for Donald Wynkoop's Obituary
Donald Wynkoop Profile Photo
1934 Donald 2023

Donald Wynkoop

May 25, 1934 — March 29, 2023

Donald G. Wynkoop, age 88, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on March 29, 2023. Born on May 25, 1934, to John S. and Florence Faler Wynkoop. Don married his high school sweetheart, Shirley Girbert, his wife of 66 years. Don was veteran of U.S. Army. Graduate from Canal Winchester High School, Capital University, and a master’s degree from The Ohio State University. Former teacher in Mentor, Ohio and Columbus Public Schools. Principal of Bexley High School and Director of The Ohio Association of Secondary School Administration.

Preceded in death by son, Steven Mark Wynkoop and daughter Cheryl Lynn Allen; sister, Doris Doran and her husband, Harry and daughter, Holly; brother, Jack Wynkoop and his wife, Ethel. In addition to his wife Shirley, Don is survived by grandchildren, Griffin (Caison) Moore, Will Wynkoop, Jaedon Nauriyal, and Maya Nauriyal; great-granddaughter, Margaret Elliot Moore; daughter-in-law, Cindy Wynkoop; son-in-law, Dr. Geoff Allen; brother, Bob Wynkoop and his wife, Sara, sister, Nancy Goss and her husband, Darv, brother-in-law, Fred Girbert and his wife, Sally, sister-in-law, Carolyn Girbert, many nieces and nephews.

Don dearly loved camping and traveling with his family. He was grateful for his many friends. Don enjoyed his volunteer work at the food pantry and Charity Newsies.

Family will receive friends, Tuesday, April 18, 2023, beginning at 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church 2314 E. Main St., Bexley, Ohio 43209, with Pastor Tim Iseringhausen officiating. Private family graveside service and burial Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at Lithopolis Cemetery, Lithopolis, Ohio. Arrangements with GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43207. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Don may be directed to Christ Lutheran Church or The Alzheimer's Association.  

To leave an online condolence please visit: https://www.graumlichfuneralhome.com/

To send flowers to the family in memory of Donald Wynkoop, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Christ Lutheran Church

2314 E Main St, Bexley, OH 43209

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Christ Lutheran Church

2314 E Main St, Bexley, OH 43209

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Private Family Graveside Service & Burial

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 830

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send a Card

Send a Card