Wayne Burton Wetherington passed away Tuesday, November 9th in his lifelong home after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
He was born November 23,1953 in Gainesville, FL to Burton and Geneva Wetherington at Alachua General Hospital.
He retired from USPS after 42 years of service where he was a member of the APWU.
Wayne was an active member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church as well as Knights of Columbus.
His passions included researching genealogy, writing poetry, rooting for the Gators and spending time with family.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Bernadine “Bernie”, daughter Amanda, his parents, and his brother Earl Sr.
He is survived by his son Robert “Burt” (Becky) Wetherington, daughter Melissa (Justin) Brown, granddaughter Finley Marie Brown, brother Jerry (Cheryl) Wetherington, sister Margie (David) Hayes and many nieces, nephews, and beloved family and friends.
Visitation will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Monday, November 15, 2021 from 5pm – 7pm. The funeral mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 10am. Wayne will be laid to rest immediately following services at Forest Meadows East.
In lieu of flowers, family has requested contributions be sent to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Arrangements are in the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SSERVICES 311 S. Main ST Gainesville, FL 32601. 352-376-5361 www.milamfh.com