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2020 / 2021 Fair Dedication

We proudly dedicate the 2020 / 2021 Pontotoc County Free Fair to Wendell Wynn . Wendall has been involved in the Pontotoc County Free Fair for many years . Wendell grew up in on his family ’ s farm near Ada where he helped his family raise horses and cattle . Wendell met his wife Kay in high school . Kay loved to show animals , so in order to win her over , he decided to help her with her showing projects . Wendell has been apart of the livestock shows ever since . Wendell and Kay ’ s two children , William and Amy showed all through school . There were times during the kids showing days where Wendell would be so busy with his role as Superintendent , he would even have time to help the kids , so Kay would be sure the kid ’ s animals were ready for the show ring . After the kids graduated , Wendell still stayed active in the livestock shows . He served as President of the Pontotoc County Jr . Livestock Show Board for many years and held the role of Beef Superintendent for many years in both the fair and the spring show . Wendell holds a special place in his heart for the kids of Pontotoc County and especially the ones that have shown over the years . Wendell is a graduate of Byng High School . In high school his hobby was ridding broncs in local rodeos . He and Kay married in 1986 and opened Wynn ’ s Precision Body shop in 1999 . Wendell is known for his excellent body work on cars and enjoys rebuilding old cars . In 2015 , Kay passed away and Wendell and the kids have strived to keep her memory alive by continuing with the family business and being involved in junior livestock shows and fair . Wendell also serves as the President of the Pontotoc Cattleman ’ s Association . In his spare time , Wendell is an avid rattlesnake hunter . He enjoys bagging these dangerous snakes and tanning their hides to use in his leather work . Thank you Wendell Wynn for your years of dedication and support to the Pontotoc County Fair .