Wycliffe Vance Rountree, Jr ’54

Wycliffe Vance Rountree, Jr ’54 died October 9 at his home in Flagler Beach, Fla. a retired high school English educator of thirty-eight years, taught in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. He graduated from Davidson College in North Carolina, received his master of divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, Ky., and his master of education degree from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. He moved to Plymouth Meeting in 1962, where he taught English at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School until his retirement in 1997. Upon retiring, he moved to Flagler Beach, Fla. He was an active member of Flagler Beach United Methodist Church, teaching an adult Sunday school class, serving on church council and multiple committees. He was an active board member of his homeowner’s association and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He enjoyed reading, following college football, and rail-fanning. He is survived by his wife of twenty-four years, Bette Rountree, 47 Pebble Beach Cir., Flagler Beach. Fla. 32136-4013; two sons, Wycliffe V. Rountree III (Gaye) and Wallace M. Rountree (Donna); four stepchildren, Kenneth Debus (Joy), Kathleen Smith (Michael), Brian Debus (Helen), and Patricia Debus; eight grandchildren, Emma, Nicole, Kristen, and William Rountree; Nicole Bani; Kevin, Sean, and Megan Debus.