Wayne C. Whitlock

February 20, 1958 ‒ May 28, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Wayne C. Whitlock, age 58 of Delaware, passed away Saturday morning May 28, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.

He was born on February 20, 1958 in Columbus to the late Dave Whitlock and Florence (Lynch) Whitlock of Gahanna. He was a 1976 graduate of Gahanna High School and worked for N&S Railroad as a machinist for 38 years.

Wayne was a family man and loved spending time with his wife, sons and the apple of his eye, granddaughter Riley. He enjoyed watching The Ohio State Buckeye Football and Basketball games along with the Cincinnati Bengals. Wayne had a great sense of humor and made people laugh. He enjoyed going to the casino and to Las Vegas. Wayne loved tending his garden.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years: Linda (Bachman) Whitlock and they were married April 14, 1984 in Wadsworth; sons: Matthew (Katie), Michael both of Delaware; granddaughter: Riley; mother: Florence Whitlock of Gahanna; brother: Dave Whitlock II of Gahanna; niece: Daniell (Billy) Warner of Columbus; mother and father-in-law: Thelma and Ronald Bachman of Oak Harbor; Sister-in-law: Pam (Mark) Kunklier of Uniontown; niece: Kristin (Bruce) Kaufman; nephew: Ryan Kunklier; great niece: Caroline Kaufman.

In addition to his father he is preceded in death by a niece: Lauren Kunklier.

Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware. In honor of Wayne and his passion for The Ohio State Buckeyes, please feel free to wear your Scarlet and Gray.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Delaware County, 4920 SR 37 E. Delaware, Ohio  43015.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Whitlock Family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.