T. Gordon Wayne

T. Gordon Wayne

January 7, 1924 – October 31, 2015

T. Gordon Wayne, a 91 year old resident of Sequim, Washington, passed away due to a stroke on October 31, 2015 at Sequim Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born to John G. Wayne and Lula Hand on January 7, 1924 in Retrop, Oklahoma.

Mr. Wayne had a Masters degree in Business Administration. He also served his country in the Army Air Forces in World War II as a Corporal with a specialty in radar mechanics.

He married Genevieve Nunn on March 7, 1953 in Lawton, Oklahoma. He worked as a finance and accounting officer at

Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma and a budget officer for the Army Tank and Automotive Command in Warren, Michigan.

As a Boy Scout leader for 10 years, he enjoyed taking scouts on trips to the National Jamboree and the Philmont Boy Scout Ranch in New Mexico.

Mr. Wayne had a special love of the outdoors. He particularly loved family camping and backpacking trips, fishing, and hiking. He also enjoyed reading, in recent years on his kindle and computer.

He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church of Sequim and Co-Chairman of the church’s building progect.

After retirement Gordon moved to Sequim and built his dream home on 5 acres.

He is survived by his wife Genevieve Wayne of Sequim; daughter Carol (Dave) Axford of Show Low, Arizona; son Thomas (Paulette) Wayne of St. Clair, Michigan; grandchildren Mica (Michelle Axford) Diaz of Phoenix, Arizona, Alex, Adam and Elizabeth Wayne of St. Clair, Michigan; and two sisters, Dorothy McCormack and Ethel Hayes of Elk City, Oklahoma

He was preceded in death by his brothers Charles and Carl Wayne, sister Florene Edwards, and parents John and Lula Wayne.

Memorial Services will be held Friday, November 6, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave, Sequim, WA 98382.