Wayne Deloy Howard, age 89, left this life on October 12, 2020, to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who he loved and served faithfully throughout his life.
Wayne is a veteran of the Korean War where he proudly served his country and received several medals including the Purple Heart. Retired from Y-12 in Oak Ridge, Wayne enjoyed farming and loved spending his days on the farm. He served as Deacon, Song Leader, Sunday School Teacher and Treasurer for many years in the church he loved dearly, Oak Grove Church in Lancing. He loved God, his family and friends, his country and flag, and singing in church.
Wayne is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Velma Davis Howard; parents, Arba Doyle and Beatrice Aytes Howard; brother, Sidney Howard and infant sister, Marilyn Howard.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Karen and W. Dale Lavender; granddaughter, Kristen Lavender Pugh and husband, Austin; great grandchildren, Natalie Elaine Pugh and Connor Austin Pugh, all of Lancing; sister, Wanda Dunlap and husband, Jim of Spring Hill, FL.; sisters-in-law, Grace Schirmer of Knoxville and Lena Barnett of Lancing.
The family will be having a graveside service, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Clear Creek Cemetery in Lancing at 2:00 p.m.
Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Wayne Deloy Howard.