Wayne Severns

May 30, 1941 ‒ January 06, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Wayne Severns, age 72, of Marion, Ohio passed suddenly from complications of a stroke January 6, 2014. Born May 30, 1941, in Marion Ohio, to the late Robert and Carrie Severns, Wayne was a 1960 graduate of Pleasant High School. Dearly loved and survived in death by his wife Nancy Severns; three sons, Greg (Gretchen) Severns, John (Aimee) Severns, and Michael Malone; one sister Lenny (Dick) Ruby; thirteen grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. While working for Whirlpool 33 years he always made time to volunteer for The Marion Popcorn Festival, Turning Point, and even participated in the Follies. After retirement, he volunteered more time eventually serving on the Marion Popcorn Committee. Loving interactions with people, he continued to work part time at Fast Parts, RHAM, and The Little Brown Jug. He was also a member of the Pleasant Lions Club, YMen, Army Navy Club, and a group of friends fondly known as “The Breakfast Club”. His love of family and friends was matched by a love of tools, woodworking, and Walker Texas Ranger! Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital if desired. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com. Visitation will be held on Saturday January 11, 2014 from 10 to 12 at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors. Funeral services will immediately follow. Services will be delivered by Pastor Gene Parker of Grand Prairie Baptist Church. Following the service interment will be at Chapel Heights Memory Gardens.

  • Dear Nancy & Family, we are deeply sorry for your loss, please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless and keep you. The Neault Family.

  • You will be forever in our hearts and even though we won’t see you for a while, you will be forever loved.I’m going to miss all the times we spent together and will cherish all those memories.

  • Nancy, I am sorry to hear about Wayne. He was a good fun loving man that will be missed by many. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find strength in family and friends and peace through God.

  • Greg, I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He always was such a pleasant guy with a smile and kind word to say. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Nancy, We are so sorry to hear about Wayne’s passing. I worked with Wayne for several years and will always remember the fun times together. May he rest in peace. Don & Barb Everly

  • Greg and Gretchen: I was so sorry to hear of the loss of Greg’s father. Although I did not know him personally, if he was anything like Greg, he was a wonderful man. I know he will be deeply missed. Remember the good times and those memories will help get you all through your sorrow. Will keep you in my prayers. God Bless.

  • I remember Wayne from Whirlpool he knew my dad and my mother in-law Donna Frye (I still work there) he always had a smile for everybody. I always thought a lot of him. He’ll be deeply missed. he is now home with our lord. May God keep you in his loving arms. Luis & Jennifer Garza

  • Nancy, We are very sorry for your loss. Those whom you love will always live on in your heart. We worked together for years at Whirlpool, were part of the camping club “Whirlpool Weekend Wonderers”, went to school together. He will be missed. Joe & Barbara Snyder

  • Lenny & Family Wayne had a very kind hearted soul. We all loved him very much, for his support during the tough times and his ability to put a smile on our faces. He will be missed dearly. Donna (Crider) Frye, Jennifer (Crider) Garza and Luis Garza