Robert Charles Wayman


Robert Charles Wayman, 90, of Brownstown, passed away at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown.

He was a graduate of Brownstown High School and attended Indiana University. He was a farmer; had worked in the family business, Wayman Brothers Builders and Lumber Supply; Baker Wholesale Electric; and Farm Bureau. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from October 1944 through August 1946. He served in the European Theater of Operations with the U.S. 3rd Army, 11th Armored Division in Germany and entertained the troops with the “0599” theater troupe. He was an avid birdwatcher; a member of the American Legion; a charter member of Hickory Hills Golf Club; the local school board; and Brownstown Christian Church, where he was an elder, deacon, choir member and member of the church board building committee.

Born Nov. 23, 1924, in Brownstown, he was a son of the Carl E. and Hazel D. (Fountain) Wayman. On July 26, 1947, he married Phyllis Esther (Mulberry) Wayman, who survives.

Other survivors include children, Jane Ann (Dick) Parman, Janice Kaye (Monte) McKinney and James Robert (Connie) Wayman; brother, Joe N. (Connie) Wayman; and grandchildren, Brian (Christine) Parman, Rebecca (Tony) Incorvia, Carrie (Paul) Mussman, Jennifer (Alan) Harris, Emily Wayman, Ben Wayman, Bradley Wayman, Brian Wayman and Beth Wayman; and great-grandchildren, Luca Incorvia and Gus Mussman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ardith; and a brother, Edmond E. Wayman.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home in Brownstown with Gary Morning officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Brownstown Christian Church or American Cancer Society