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Wayne Wyatt

Nov 5th, 1952 - Oct 19th, 2022

Graveside Ceremony:  11 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Clay City Cemetery

Visitation:  10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday at the cemetery


     Wayne Dean Wyatt, age 69, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away Wednesday evening, October 19, 2022, at Flora Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

     He was born November 5, 1952, in Flora, the son of Noel E. and Kathryn Jean (Herdes) Wyatt.

     Wayne was a 1970 graduate of Clay City High School and was a member of the Sailor Springs Christian Church.  He had worked at various factories over the years including the International Shoe Factory, AMF Bicycle Factory, Florsheim Shoe Factory, and North American Lighting, retiring after 47 years.  Wayne enjoyed tending to his goats, cows, chickens, and horses on the farm and was especially fond of his Belgian horses.  He enjoyed cooking and loved eating sweets.  He will be remembered for his kind, giving spirit, his sense of humor, and his loyalty to his friends and family.

     He is survived by his father: Noel Wyatt of Clay City; sister: Mona (Steve) Lewis of Clay City; nieces and nephews: Shawn (Kevin) Williams of Flora, Charity (Derek) Mitchell of Clay City, Chad (Penny) Wyatt of Vergennes, Jeremy (Katie) Fitch of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Cody (Jennifer) Lewis of Clay City; great-nieces and nephews: Kenna Williams, Sabryna (Brandon) Hand, Josie Williams (Austin Davis), Tryston and Bella Wyatt, Jackson Morris, and Isabella, Lennox, Pyper Kay, and Remi Lewis; great-great-nephew: Christopher Davis; and special friend: Lily Stutzman.

     He was preceded in death by his mother: Kathryn Jean Wyatt; grandparents; a brother: Kenneth Wyatt; and sister-in-law: Dorothy Wyatt.

     A graveside ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Clay City Cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service on Saturday at the cemetery.  Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to Clay City Cemetery and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


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October 21st

So sorry to hear the passing of Wayne. He was my buddy in school. Always envied his gorgeous hair. We shared so many funny times. My condolences go out to his loved ones.

Jessica Roach

October 21st

So very sorry to hear of Wayne Deans passing! Love yo you all!

Pam O’Dell Young

October 21st

My deepest sympathy to the entire family….. I always enjoyed visiting with Wayne Dean when he would swing by on his golf cart. You will be missed …

Larry & Mary Jo Patridge

October 21st

Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family, Rest In Peace classmate.

Janice Schofield

October 21st

I am so sorry to hear about Wayne. My prayers are with you all.

Cody lister

October 21st

Fly high cousin Wayne till we meet agin

David & Connie Birch

October 21st

Our sympathy and prayers to Steve, Mona and family.

Virginia(Wells) Ashley

October 21st

I'm so sorry to hear of Wayne passing. He will be missed by many. My prayers are with the family.

Paul & Anita (Hunley) Fatheree

October 21st

Noel, Mona and families...our deepest sympathy to all. We will miss him! Rest in peace .. my life long friend.

Jerry & Carol Wood

October 21st

So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Always enjoyed talking to him. He was a great man.

Micheal W Engelmeier

October 21st

I first met Wayne Dean when we worked together at International Shoe, in 1972, here in Flora. He was a kind soul and always a joy to visit with throughout the years. Condolences to the family, Rest well my friend.

DJ Baker

October 21st

Wayne was one of the nicest people anyone could have ever met. Always had a smile on his face. My thoughts are with the family.

Judy (Simpson) Holroyd

October 21st

So sorry to hear about Wayne


October 21st

Many great memories on Saturdays with cousin Wayne. Many trips up and down Main Street!

Steve and Marsha Miller

October 22nd

Sorry to learn of Wayne’s passing.loved visiting with him talking goats. You will be greatly missed.

Sandra Harvel

October 22nd

So sorry for your loss 🙏

Mary K. Davis (Payne)

October 22nd

Thinking and praying for all of you. We were classmates for many years. Wayne Dean was one of the nicest and fun people I have ever met. So many precious memories especially during our high school years.

Sharon Laswell

October 23rd

Wayne Dean. Sweet, gentle spirit. He always greeted you with a smile and you felt happy being with him. I'll miss him.

Sharon David

October 24th

Wayne was a neighbor growing up, friend and NAL coworker. Wayne was always nice and smiling. Prayers for Noel, Mona, and the rest of the family.



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Mark &Karen Jones
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