PRINCETON, Mo. – Waylon Dean Wages, 33, son of Gary L. and Diane (Russett) Wages, was born in Unionville, Mo. on July 12, 1977, and passed away on April 9 near Modena, Mo.
He currently lived in Princeton, Mo., moving there in 2005 from Great Bend. Waylon was raised in Theodosia, Mo., and was a 1996 graduate of Lutie High School. His hobbies were hunting and fishing, and he has been an employee of Premium Standard Farms of Princeton, Mo., since 2005. He is survived by his parents, Gary and Diane Wages of Princeton; five brothers, Nathan Mosby of North Carolina, Shane M. Rudminat (and sister-in-law, Billie) of Springfield, Mo., Shane L. Wages (and sister-in-law, Sonja) of Pomona, Mo., Danny Rudminat (and sister-in-law, Tricia) of Princeton, and Bobby Lee Wages of Princeton; three sisters, Candi Jo Cooke (and brother-in-law, Chuck) of Verona, Ohio, Jamaica Reed (and brother-in-law, Mike) of Adair, Iowa, and Keisha Nguyen of Atoona, Iowa; his maternal grandmother, Mickey Russett; and by several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial will be held on Friday, April 15, at 1 p.m., at the Fairley Cemetery, north of Princeton, Mo., with pastor Nathan Andres officiating.
Open visitation will be from 8 a.m., until 12:45 p.m. Friday, at the Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Service,
P.O. Box 316,
Princeton, Mo. 64673
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 13, 2011*