Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

September 23, 2013

Wayne Milton Priddy


Corsicana Daily Sun

— Wayne Milton Priddy, 71, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 doing what he loved — traveling by motorcycle with friends in Colorado.

Wayne, the son of Prentice and Inez Bailey Priddy, was born Jan. 7, 1942 in Dawson. He was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church of Hurst, where he was a member of the Questers Sunday School Class and where he taught Sunday school. He was also a member of the Euless Police and Fire Alumni Association. Wayne was involved in coaching and umpiring his two sons’ youth sports in Euless.

After 19 years of service, he retired from Bell Helicopter. Wayne enjoyed staying active, traveling, motorcycling, hunting, fishing and attending his grandchildren’s ball games.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Jim Priddy and David Priddy.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Steven Priddy and wife Jenny, Michael Priddy and wife, Marianne; grandchildren, Anne Marie, Savannah Kathleen, John Michael, Matthew Boyd, Mitchell Grant and Michelle Anne Priddy; brothers Dennis Priddy, William Priddy, Terry Priddy; sister, Kay Gatlin; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at First United Methodist Church of Hurst. A private interment in Calloway Cemetery will precede the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wayne’s favorite charity, the Methodist Boys Home in Waco, Texas.