Wayne D. Mayhew, Jr., 80, of Medaryville, IN passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac, IN. He was born on November 19, 1941 in Logansport, IN to the late Wayne D. and Maralyn M [Heater] Mayhew. Wayne graduated from Medaryville High School and attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. On October 14, 1972, Wayne married Evelyn M. “Dottie” Molden in Cedar Lake, IN. He spent most of his life installing new flooring. Wayne had a tremendous work ethic; retiring in his late seventies.
Wayne was an avid HAM Radio Operator - K9KFT Foxtrot Tango. He enjoyed building and flying RC planes as well as fishing. He cherished the many family fishing trips to Minnesota. Wayne was an Indiana Hoosiers Basketball fan.
Wayne loved his family and always worked hard to take care of them. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by:
Evelyn M. “Dottie” [Molden] Mayhew, Medaryville, IN Wife
Robert L. (Jennifer) Mayhew, Lowell, IN Son
Julie A. Mayhew, Wheatfield, IN Daughter
Ashley A. (fiancé: Austin Townsend) Mayhew, Twelve Mile, IN Daughter
Garrett Mayhew, Grandson
Courtney (Dillan) Rehn, Granddaughter
Jaxon Mayhew, Grandson
Drake Mayhew, Grandson
Lincoln Mayhew, Great Granddaughter
Maryann (Jack) Williams, Sister
Jean Nettles, Sister
Many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Wayne D. and Maralyn M [Heater] Mayhew, Parents
Christine M. Mayhew, Daughter
Dal Mayhew, Uncle
Graveside Services will be held at 10 AM EDT Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at White Post Cemetery in Medaryville, IN. The American Legion will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Burial will take place at White Post Cemetery in Medaryville, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN.