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Terry Gwinn

April 21, 1949 — June 9, 2021

Terry L. Gwinn, 72, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of Akron, OH passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in the Broward Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale, following a sudden illness.

Born on April 21, 1949 in Akron, OH, he was the only son of the late Clyde C. Gwinn and Sue Gwinn.  Terry was a graduate of Firestone High School and Miami University of Ohio.  He worked in International Marketing for B.F Goodrich in the Aerospace & Defense Division as well as ran an auto trading paper in Akron.  Terry eventually moved to Ft. Lauderdale to help care for his parents and retire by the beach.  He loved riding his bikes up and down Ft. Lauderdale beach with his friends and dancing on the weekend.  Terry made friends with everyone he met and was always helping to care for others.  He will be greatly missed by so many.  

Survivors include his son, Seth Gwinn of Seattle, Washington; daughter and son-in-law, Silke and Anthony Gennaoui of St. Louis, Missouri; two grandchildren, Michael and Mason; many loving cousins and dear friends. 

Terry’s memorial service will be held, Friday, July 16th, 2 pm, at T.M. Ralph Funeral Home, 7001 NW 4th Street, Plantation, FL 33317.  Friends and family will be received 1pm, for a welcome reception followed by the memorial service. 

Terry’s remains will be laid alongside his late parents at a future date in Wallace Memorial Cemetery in Clintonville, West Virginia.  Arrangements will be made by Smathers Funeral Chapel, 1109 Main Street, Rainelle, W.Va. 25962. 

 



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Friday, July 16, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

T. M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home

7001 NW 4th St, Plantation, FL 33317

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Friday, July 16, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

T. M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home

7001 NW 4th St, Plantation, FL 33317

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