11 July 2012
Wayne Clyde Himes, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 2, 2012 after a long illness. Wayne, son of Clyde and Helen Himes was born in the State of Indiana and moved to Pennsylvania as an infant.
A graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School, he married Vivian States on April 24, 1954. They ran a dairy farm for 18 years.
During Wayne’s life he was a farmer, lumberman and a residential mechanical contractor and manager. In his retirement, he found great pleasure in giving hayrides, building birdhouses and spending time with neighbors, friends and family.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Vivian of 58 years and four children Mike, Wanda, Kristen and Cindy; eleven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Wayne was a Deacon and active member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Troy Virginia. A memorial service will be held there on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. Friends can send condolences and make memorial contributions in lieu of flowers by visiting www.WayneCHimes.com.