James Eugene Waymire
November 04, 1928 - June 13, 2020
Birthplace: Rural Emerson, Iowa
Resided In: Rural Hastings, Iowa

Service 6/17/2020
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Burial 6/17/2020
North Grove Cemetery

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James Eugene Waymire, age 91, of Hastings, Iowa, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020, at his home. Gene was born November 4, 1928 near Emerson, Iowa, the son of James Everett and Mildred (Pierson) Waymire. He graduated from Hastings, Iowa, High School and attended Red Oak Junior College for a short time. He then started working for Natural Gas Pipeline and retired after 45 years of service. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Lewis on January 7, 1949 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak where they have been lifetime members. Gene was quite a carpenter and loved woodworking. He built his own home and helped many others build theirs. He even milled his own lumber from trees. Gene and his family also served on the Northgrove Cemetery Association for many years.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brother: Leland Waymire; sister: Mary Lou Strange; and grandson: Kittipong Pilachai. Survivors include his wife: Mary Jane of Hastings, Iowa; children: Michael Waymire and wife Kumpong of Hastings; Deborah Hansen of Colon, NE; David Waymire and wife Celeste of Treynor, Iowa; Joel Waymire and wife Barbara of W. Des Moines, Iowa; and Timothy Waymire and wife Mary of Elkhorn, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sisters-in-law: Betty Bullington and husband Cecil of Red Oak, Iowa; Sharon Mitchell and husband Ray of Corning, Iowa; and Delphine Smith and husband Bill of Villisca, Iowa; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A private family funeral will be held Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak. Burial will be in the North Grove Cemetery in Mills County, Iowa. There will be open viewing on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 9 AM until 5 PM at Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel in Red Oak. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the charity of the donorís choice.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel, Red Oak, Iowa, is in charge of arrangements.


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