Life Story for
Reynard Wint was born on March 29, 1935 in Portland, Jamaica, the third child of Eugenie Orphelia Watson and Charles Wint. His grandmother, Eugena Victoria Watson, was instrumental in raising him and he carried with him fond memories of her throughout his life.
He attended primary and secondary school in Jamaica and served as a constable with the Sav-la-Mar Police Station. Reynard Wint migrated to England in the 1960s. He completed college courses at Bristol Polytechnic, where he received his bachelor’s degree in business management. He went on to work as a Senior Accountant at the Jamaican Ministry of Education and as a Government Financial Controller at the Jamaica Bureau of Standards in Kingston. He later received a diploma in Applied International Management from the Swedish Institute of Management in Stockholm County.
Migrating to the United States in 1984, he eventually settled in Miami, Florida. Two of his children, Ian and Sonia, followed and built their own families here.
Reynard Wint was a beloved and active member of Cooper City Seventh-Day Adventist Church. He was a sabbath school teacher for many years and built strong bonds of fellowship with the students in his class as well as other church members.
He married twice and had four children- Ian, Sonia, Donnette, and Roger-and five grandchildren- Nathan, Kian, Mikalei, Shanelle, and Kaneisha. He is survived by three of his five siblings-Girlette, Barry, and Lloydel.
He will especially be remembered for his generosity, kindness, his gentle spirit, loyalty to friends and family, and dignified grace. May his soul rest in eternal peace.