Wayne Wasson

Wayne Roy Wasson passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Villisca, Iowa. He was 77 years old.

Wayne was born January 09, 1944, in Polk County to Floyd and Violet (Rawlings) Wasson.  He was one of 5 children.

Wayne was raised in Villisca, Iowa and attended Villisca School district until his 8th grade year. Since leaving school, Wayne became an extremely hard worker. Through all his hard work he was able to become a Master Welder.

November 29, 1962, Wayne entered into the Army serving until November 28, 1968, as a supply handler earning his sharpshooter accommodation.

December 28, 1979, he married Anna Mae Armstrong. Anna brought two wonderful children into Wayne’s life, Todd, and Vickie. Through Wayne’s previous marriage, he had two amazing children, Allen, and James.

Wayne enjoyed many things, some of the things he enjoyed the most were race cars, stock cars, dirt tracks, and NASCAR. He loved to be a Mechanic for stock car racing. He mostly worked in Corning for Ron Gay. His other hobbies and interests were hunting, fishing, gardening, and camping. He loved to do finished carpentry/woodworking and appreciate the beauty of the finished product.

Wayne was preceded in death by his mother Violet (Rawlings) Wasson and his father Floyd Wasson, his brothers Lloyd and Ralph, and his life partner Arlene Foster.

He is survived by his children, Allen, Todd, Vickie, and James, along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren, his sister Rosie, and his brother Harold, along with several nieces and nephews.