Wayne you’ve been my friend near 50 years and I’m so going to miss you.. I’ll miss our chats and texts just hearing your voice.. Even though I know you are free from pain now and I know we’ll meet again some day.. I’ll miss you always..
Carolyn & family May God Bless and watch over you all as you go through this sad time.. I can’t thank enough for keeping in touch .. I know your dads last months with you and your family were some of his happiest in a long time..
Tribute to Wayne:
Wayne held a very special place in our hearts and was dear to us in so many ways. We miss him. The part of Wayne that we love most about him was his genuine heart, he had a heart of gold that was as big as the sky! Wayne never lost sight of the principles that he lived by. He was an honest man who had the best of intentions when it came to his fellow men. He was intellectual and a deep thinker. He shared his thoughts and feelings with us on many occasions about life, his thoughts and beliefs in God, what he thought about the world and its economy as well as America and its economy. He shared his views on politics and sports as well as NASCAR news and events. Wayne just loved to sit and visit and when you were with him you had his undivided attention and interest. In addition to his honest and genuine nature he was naturally respectful and considerate. He lived by the principles he most wanted to believe and see in others, he lived by the golden rule… do unto others as you would have them do unto you. We are so thankful that our lives were touched by his, we cherish his memory and are so thankful for his friendship and love. Along with “family”, genuine friendship and love are some of this life’s most treasured possessions. Again, we love Wayne and we miss him.
To us all… In light of Wayne and his memory we all have the power to make a difference by being good, honest, genuine people and uplift and enlighten the lives of everyone around us just like Wayne did. His laugh and his smile always made you feel warm and welcome with him. He will always be remembered by his goodness and his genuine disposition. He will be missed but his memory will always be sweet and cherished. We wish him God speed.
His Utah Family
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Wayne Lee Maden of Evansville, 74, passed away on April 15, 2019. He was born on June 11, 1944 to Wesley and Audrey Maden in Rockville, Indiana.
Wayne was a truck driver for most of his life. He started driving in his 20s until he retired. He was able to see all of America driving coast to coast for Consolidated Freight Ways and Ryder P.I.E. and had over 3 million miles between the two. Wayne served his country in the US Army. He also was a skilled woodworker and photographer. He loved to work in his own shop and made custom wood furniture and cabinets. Wayne was an avid golfer and won many tournaments in and around St. George, Utah. He spent most of his retirement golfing in Utah and would travel around the country visiting golf courses. Wayne loved his family and will be dearly missed.
Wayne is survived by his wife Lisa of Midvale, UT; his daughter Carolyn (Barry) Duff; his step-daughter Brittany Vogen of UT; his grandchildren Adrianne (Corey) Lenfers, Ariel (Matt) Summers, Barry Duff Jr, Crystal Baker, Jeremiah, Jacob, and Jordan Maden; his step-grandchildren Matthew (Sandra) Duff, Kara (Chad) Ford, and Wesley (Kelly) Duff; great-grandchildren MaKaylee Lenfers, Kennedy, Kayne, Isaiah, Zayden, Jayden, and Shadee Ford, Amelia, Hannah, Riley, and Levi Duff; and his brother Tom (Vicki) Blacketer.
Wayne was preceded in death by his son Anthony Wayne Maden and his parents.
Friends and family will be able to visit from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd at Sunset Funeral Home with a burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park.
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