Wayne “Wimpy” Lust

October 28, 1933 ‒ June 05, 2018

Delaware, Ohio

Wayne “Wimpy” Edward Lust, 84, of Delaware passed away on Tuesday morning, June 5, 2018 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

He was born October 28, 1933 in Chatfield, Ohio to the late Lloyd V. Lust and Mary Kathryn (Bever) Lust. He graduated from Elm Valley High School in Ashley where he was a member of the football and county champion basketball team. Later, he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army in the signal corps in Japan during the Korean War.

Wayne worked for Marion Power Shovel and retired after 44 years. An avid trap shooter, he was a state champion in trap shooting. He also was a member of the ATA, the Ohio Trap Association and a lifetime member of Black Wing Shooting Center. Also an avid fisherman, he enjoyed feeding the squirrels, rabbits, ducks, and deer.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Jackie (Dennis) Brooks of Cardington and Judy Roberts of Columbia, South Carolina; grandchildren, Dinese (Richard Kenney) Brooks, Christy (Chris) Morlan, Lynda Curtis, and Steve Roberts; great grandchildren, Cynthia (Corey) Johnson, Wesley Roberts and Julia Roberts; great-great grandchildren, Hunter Johnson and Addie Mae Johnson; brother, Gene (Patsy Westbrook) Lust of Mt. Gilead; sister-in-law, Mary (Claire) Fraser; 5 nieces and 3 nephews.

In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his loving wife Betty and his brother Larry Lust.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, where funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm. Burial will be in Ashley Union Cemetery with military honors conducted at graveside.

Contributions in Wayne’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

To share a fond memory of Wayne or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • Christy and Cynthia,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your memories of your grandfather comfort you in the coming days.

  • So sorry to hear that Wimpy Lust died. He was a valuable member of our 1952 graduation class at Elm Valley School in Ashley, Ohio. Our basketball team and football team benefited from his expertise in sports. My condolence goes out to his family and many friends.

  • Sorry for your loss Jacque. I Know he meant the world to you by all the talks we had of your dad. He was the light of you life and will be sadly missed prayers for each of you may he rest in the arms of the Lord. My deepest sympathy, Your Friend Tammy McWherter

  • So sorry for your loss. Jacque and Judy and families. Prayers be with you.
    Emma Snyder Bailey, Gary and Wendy

  • So sorry for your loss.Wayne was a good man and I enjoyed fishing with him.i will keep you all in my prayers.

  • Christy and Cynthia & all the family,
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Keep your heart and soul open and you will continue to see him, feel him, & hear from him. He will be with you always.

  • Lynda and Judy,
    So sorry to hear about your loss. Wishing you strength and peace in the moments to come. May you find comfort in your memories of him.

  • Jackie, Marvin and I are so sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. We had recently talked about coming to see him, but didn’t even realize that he was ill. He and Marv had some good times together in years past. Please accept our sincere sympathy for your loss. Marvin and Sandy Guider