Arlan Dwayne Aytes went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Those who knew him best knew him as Dwayne, Daddy, or Poppa. Pop loved his family and was never happier than when we was with his grandchildren. In recent years, he could be found with his constant companion, his beloved Yorkie Maddie.
Dwayne is preceded in death by his wife of 39 years Yvonne Mae Davis Potter Aytes/ wife of 9 years Jan Cook Aytes; infant son, Arlan Shane Aytes; father, Hugh Myrle Aytes; mother, Edith Davis Aytes; brothers, Bernard Aytes and Johnny Mack Aytes; sisters, Pauline Aytes McCormick, Genny Aytes and Cathy Howard; sisters-in-law, June Potter, Faye Aytes, Imogene Aytes, and Johnnie Dyle; brothers-in-law, Everett Potter, Richard Dyle, Steve Hamby, Doug Adams and Jay Nelson.
Dwayne is survived by his step-children, Don (Cathy) Potter and Karen (Gary) Darnell; daughter, Tammie (Bruce) Aytes; daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Doug Duncan; sisters, Fayne Nelson, Libbie Adams, Nadine Hamby, Eva (Wayne) Morgan and Angel Aytes Bates; brothers, David (Denise) Aytes, Butch (Peggy) Aytes, Bill (Vickie) Aytes and Jimmy Dean (Rachel) Aytes; grandchildren, Cassie (Mark) Miller, Jennifer (Brad) Hall, Joshua Aytes, Don (Jennifer) Potter, Chad (Sara) Potter, Katie (Connor) Duncan and Karrington Duncan; great-grandchildren, Blake (Kelsi) Hall, Kody Potter, Josie Potter, Maggie Potter, Mason Potter and Jaxson Potter; a host of nieces and nephews; and his step-children and grandchildren from his second marriage.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 9, 2020 from 1:00 -3:00 p.m. There will be a special remembrance directly to follow.
Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Arlan Dwayne Aytes.