Wayne McVey


September 20, 2011 - 12:00 AM

Wayne Lee McVey, 86, of Wichita died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at his home.
Wayne was born July 20, 1925, in Allen County, to Clarence and Pauline (Davis) McVey. He grew up in the LaHarpe area.
On July 9, 1944, Wayne married Verna Belle Crone. After farming for several years in the Bronson, Colony and LaHarpe areas, he went to work for Milne and Mann Tire and Recapping Company in Iola. The company later transferred him to Kansas City where he recapped tires for Dealer’s Transport. The couple returned to LaHarpe in 1983 and operated McVey Grocery for several years. Wayne then ran a trash route until suffering a heart attack. In 1999, they moved to Wichita to be near family. Verna died on Nov. 14, 2000.
Wayne was a avid fisherman and card player.
He is survived by a son, Bobbie and his wife, Elizabeth, Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Sharon Kay Malloy and her husband, Harvey, and Beverly Sue Shepard and her husband, Charles, Wichita; three brothers, Earl, Hutchinson, Dale, Iola, and Vernon, Tyro; a sister, Delma Nutz, Iola; six grandsons; one granddaughter; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday  at the Waugh-Yokum and Friskel Memorial Chapel in Iola.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday  at the funeral chapel in Iola. Burial will be in Bronson Cemetery.
Memorials to the American Heart Association may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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