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Wayne LeRoy Whitmore

     Wayne LeRoy Whitmore, 70, of Edna passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Per Wayne’s wished the body will be cremated and there will be no service.

    A memorial has been established, cards and memorials can be sent to Diana Whitmore at 130 County Rd 121, Edna, TX 77957.

    Wayne was born in Fairfield, Iowa on April 25, 1951 to Clarence LeRoy and Vera Loraine (Riggs) Whitmore. He married Diana Benge on November 26, 1976. They were married for 45 years.

    Wayne graduated from Fairfield High School, Class of 1969. Following graduation, he served with the United States Army Reserve from 1969 to 1976 and was honorably discharged. He moved to Texas in 1981 where he started his career in oilfield along with his love for farming. His interest was listening to Walton and Johnson and Kenneth Plant podcast, politics, old western books and movies as well as gardening.

    He was known as “Doc” around the community.

    Wayne will be missed by his wife, Diana of Edna, two children, Jeremiah Whitmore of Washington D.C., Lacey (Brandon) Strelczyk of Victoria, TX, two grandchildren Colton and Weston Strelczyk, one sibling Sherry Ehrhardt of Fairfield, IA and many nephews, nieces, in-laws and friends.

    Wayne has been preceded in death by his parents Clarence LeRoy and Vera Whitmore.

    Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com.

Jackson County Herald Tribune

306 N. Wells
Edna, TX 77957