West Point, MS – Mr. Wayne Gwathney, 68, passed away on July 5, 2014, at Darlington Oaks Community Hospice in Verona. Mr. Wayne was born January 27, 1946, in Shelby, MS, the son of the late John Walter and Garvis Christine Robertson Gwathney. He was raised in Louisville. He was the Owner and Operator of Wayne Construction Company. He was a Baptist. He married Carolyn Trulove Gwathney on December 22, 1967, in West Point. In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by one sister: Joann Gwathney.
Funeral services were held July 7, 2014, at 2:00 P.M. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Jim Sallee officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Cedar Bluff. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include His Wife Carolyn Trulove Gwathney of West Point; Two Daughters, Dawn Gwathney Curry and Melody Gwathney both of Caledonia; One Grandson: Dustin Wayne Gwathney of Caledonia; One Sister, Flora Estes of West Point; and Three Brothers, Kenneth Gwathney (Martha Sue) of Lackey, Gene Gwathney (Carolyn) of Cedar Bluff, and Gary Gwathney of West Point.
Pallbearers were David Estes, Brad Gwathney, Anthony Gwathney, Jody Gwathney, Corey Ravenhorst, and Richard Hartwig.
Honorary Pallbearers were the Nurses and Staff of Darlington Oaks Community Hospice, and the Employees of Pryor Construction.
Memorials may be made to Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39701 or to Riverside Chapel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 526, West Point, MS 39773.
Visitation was held Monday 12:00-2:00 P.M. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com