Wendell Dick Obituary – Paul Wendell Dick, 80,VA joined his grand Father on Friday, December 4, 2020.
He was brought into the world on January 4, 1940 in Sunnyside, VA, the child of Purcell Orland and Pauline Reta (Moore) Dick.
Wendell went to Miller Elementary School and afterward went to James Wood High School (for fifth grade) when it opened in 1950. He graduated in 1958.
He won the Winchester Star Leadership Scholarship and the American Legion Award and was James Wood’s “Exceptional Male Athlete.” While in secondary school, he was first group locale 10 ball player, procured 14 Varsity letters, and partook in football, b-ball, baseball, and track. He was one of the main James Wood High School graduates to have ideal participation for each of the 12 years of tutoring.
Wendell wedded Anita L. Jenkins of Middletown, VA on December 18, 1966. They had two kids: Paula Vanscoy (Billy) and Paul Wesley Dick, both of Winchester. They were additionally the pleased grandparents of Jillian Grace Vanscoy and Emmanuelle Hope Vanscoy.
In 1958, Wendell enlisted at Potomac State Junior College in Keyser, WV, on a b-ball grant where he drove the group in free-toss going for a very long time. While at PSJC, he was chosen as an International Trustee for the Circle K Organization.
In 1960, he entered West Virginia University, where he acquired a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education. He was a goalie on the WVU men’s soccer group and furthermore acquired his MS Degree in Health and Safety. In the wake of graduating, he joined the Army National Guard in Winchester. While in Basic Training in Fort Jackson, he was chosen as the “Exceptional Trainee” and was catcher of the undefeated softball crew. He finished his Guard prerequisite in 1969.
Wendell appreciated playing for a voyaging semi-proficient b-ball group and quick pitch softball. He and Anita moved to Shenandoah Hills in Frederick County, VA in 1966 and have lived there since with the best long lasting companions and neighbors possible.
Wendell Dick worked for the Frederick County Public School System as a Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Coach, Athletic Director, Assistant Principal and Principal (Frederick Country Junior High School) and as a Coordinating Administrator (James Wood High School) over a range of 28 years. He took exiting the workforce in 1991.
In the wake of working for FCPS, Wendell worked for State Senator Russ Potts, from 1991-1996. In this limit, he was respected with the recognized David Eisenhower Award (introduced by the Quad State Legislative Group in 1997).
P. W. Dick was a Cross-County and Track Official for a very long time (1960-2010). For a long time, he was likewise a “Shading Commentator” for 92.5 WINC-FM Sports with Joe Pasquali.
Wendell held lifetime participations in the James Wood Athletic Association, the Potomac State College Alumni Association, the West Virginia University Alumni Association, the Virginia Retired Teachers Association, and the Greenwood Fire and Rescue Company Association.
Wendell Dick was dynamic in various local gatherings including the Evans Home for Children, the Frederick County Retired Teachers Association, and the James Wood High School Athletic Association. For quite a while, he filled in as Co-Director of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Sports Breakfast.