Glenn Vernon Wyville

July 1, 1935 ~ October 7, 2021 (age 86)


Glenn Vernon Wyville

Age 86, of Chagrin Falls, OH, Born in Bedford, OH to the late Glenn Jay and Dorothy (Vernon) Wyville passed away Thursday October 7, 2021.  Survived by wife of 62 years, Marilyn (nee Miller), children, Cindy (Jack) Hancharick, Dale Wyville, Darren (Lynn) Wyville, brother, Ralph Wyville,  grandchildren, Matthew (Marcie) and Kyle (Lauren) Hancharick and Delainey, Tyler, Harper and Benson Wyville and great grandchildren, Marence and Will Hancharick. 


Glenn graduated from Bedford High School in 1953. He earned a BA in Education from Otterbein University and a Master’s degree in Education from Kent State University.


Glenn taught at Chagrin Schools for 34 years. He coached men’s varsity basketball for 28 years, men’s varsity baseball for ten years and was athletic director for eight years.  He served as and was director of the Chagrin Valley Recreation Center for 24 years.


Glenn authored six books. His books included mysteries set locally, stories about his grandchildren, as well as a book on coaching basketball.  He won the Jaycees Distinguished Community Service Award in 1986 and was Grand Marshall of the Memorial Day Parade in 1988. He was inducted into the Chagrin Falls Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Ohio High School Athletic Association Coaches Hall of Fame in Columbus in 1998.


He was an active member of the United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls for over 60 years. He volunteered as a Safe Routes to School crossing guard, as a driver with Meals on Wheels, and on the Shade Tree Commission of Chagrin Falls.


He was an avid gardener and enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. Glenn loved nature, fishing, woodworking, his cottage at Chautauqua Lake, bird watching and supporting Chagrin Falls sports teams. Go Tigers!!!


Calling hours are at the United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls on Thursday, 10/14/21 from 5pm to 8pm.  The funeral on 10/16/21, Saturday, at 11:00 am will be limited to invitation due to COVID restrictions. The service will be available for live streaming on the Chagrin Falls United Methodist Church’s YouTube page.


In lieu of flowers donations in his memory can be made to the United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls, 20 S Franklin Street, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022.

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October 14, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls
20 South Franklin Street
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022

Private Family Services

United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls
20 South Franklin Street
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022

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