Mr. Gwinn was born on November 4, 1943 in Glen Rogers, West Virginia to the late Ray and Della Lockhart Gwinn. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Betsy Gwinn and two brothers, Thomas and Stevie Gwinn. He was a member of Davis Camp Missionary Baptist Church in Glen Rogers and was a veteran of the US Army.
Survivors include three sons, Bobby, Jackie and John-John Gwinn; two daughters, Cassandra Fincham and Tammy Lake; two sisters, Patty Miller and Mamie Swiger; brother, Jack Gwinn; seven grandchildren, one great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Winchester, Virginia 22601.