William James Flynn, 66, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on July 31, 2022.
He was the loving husband of Louise M. Flynn (nee Wissman), adoring father of Jacob and Gwenyth, and son of William and Dorothy Flynn (nee Valentino). Bill grew up in Philadelphia, where he attended Father Judge High School. He went on to get his undergraduate degree from Temple University, and a master’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and Indiana University.
He went on to have an extensive career in sales and procurement in the metals industry, spanning 45 years. In 1996, Bill met Louise and they married in 1998. Their family was complete with the addition of their two beautiful children.
Bill was a member and former president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Jaycees. He was an active member of the school board of The Chinese School of Delaware.
Bill was a passionate sports fan, closely following the Phillies, Eagles, and Temple Owls. He loved fishing, telling stories, and spending time with family and friends.
Bill is predeceased by his parents, William and Dorothy Flynn. He is survived by his wife, Louise, and their children, Jacob and Gwenyth. He will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends. He was truly loved by many.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Benedict Mission House, 1123 Road I, P.O. Box 528 Schuyler, NE 68661 or Delaware Hospice, 16 Poly Drummond Center, 2nd floor Newark, DE 19711.