Sept. 28, 1923-Aug. 23, 2006

Friday, August 25, 2006

Wayne L. McKamey, 82, Cloverdale, died Wednesday at Putnam County Hospital.

Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Ira C. and Lola Merle (Coffman) McKamey.

He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II.

A carpenter, he was a member of the Carpenter's Union, in addition to the Mt. Meridian Church of Christ, and the Hurst-Collins Post No. 281 American Legion, Cloverdale.

Survivors include a daughter Virginia Tyree, Tennessee; two sons John McKamey and wife Maria, Franklin, Tenn., and Darrell McKamey, Texas; sister Delores Barr and husband Lowell, Indianapolis; brothers Calvin K. McKamey and wife Jean, Greencastle, Renos McKamey and wife Mary, Cloverdale, and Herchel McKamey and wife Diane, Huntington; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother Anita McKamey, and sisters Ila Joyce McKamey, Wanda Jean Collins, and Trillis N. Collier.

Services will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Brother Lowell Barr officiating. Burial will be at Cloverdale Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.