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Green Lawn Cemetery
Wednesday September 17th, 2014

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Wayne J. Wooten

Wayne J. Wooten, 78, of Amanda, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014 at his residence.  He was born on September 4, 1936 in New Straitsville and was the son of the late James H. And Nancy (Lang) Wooten.  Wayne was a 1955 graduate of Berne Union, former manager of Lancaster Hardware, storeroom manager for Anchor Hocking Plant 2 and Cottage Leader for B.I.S.  He was co-owner and operator of R & W Sales in Amanda.  Wayne was a 42 year member and Past Master of Amanda Lodge #509 F & AM, Past DDGM and District Advisor for the 13th District Masonic Association and Past Grand Tyler of the Grand Lodge F & AM of Ohio.  
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rita (Russi) Wooten; daughters, Joni (Daryle) Brink of Massillon and Patti (Jeff) Jones of Columbus; grandchildren, Daniel Baker of Urbana and Amanda Baker of Springfield; great grandchildren, Adrian, Kamille, Airiana, Avery, Tay and Alek.  He is also survived by a half sister, Phyllis Sealey.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Timothy Wayne Wooten; brother, Roy Wooten and half brother, Bruce Clemons.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME in Amanda with Rev. Richard Wilson officiating.  Burial will be in Amanda Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday with a masonic service at 7:00 p.m.  Friends may call also one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
The family would like any contributions be made to “Sponsor An Athlete” program for the Ohio Special Olympics through the Grand Lodge of Ohio at www.freemason.com/donate-online

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My deepest condolences. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Laura Jenkins Gorun Sep 16 2014 12:00 AM

Our prayers go out to you joni and your family in this difficult time. We love yo.

The short family Sep 16 2014 12:00 AM

Thinking of you and yours at this time.

Joy Kellenbarger Sep 15 2014 12:00 AM

Dear Rita and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We always felt that Wayne was a wonderful man and we shall miss him. You have our sincere and heartfelt condolences at his passing.

George and Karen Finch. Glendale, AZ. Sep 15 2014 12:00 AM

I'm sorry to hear of your loss.  My condolences to you and yours.

Wesley Fisher Sep 14 2014 12:00 AM