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Joseph Wayne Cheney, Sr

Joseph Wayne Cheney, Sr., age 71, of Vandalia, MO passed away at  Thursday, July 14, 2022, at his home.  

Per Mr. Cheney's wishes there will be no services held.

Cremation arrangements are being handled by the Waters Funeral Home of Vandalia.

Wayne was born on January 5, 1951, in Mexico, Missouri the son of Floyd and Ethel (Kuda) Cheney

He was united in marriage to Deborah Sue Myers on February 7, 1970, at the Farber Christian Church.  She preceded him in death on October 1, 2021.

Survivors include a daughter, Deanna McMorris (Jim) of Vandalia, MO; son, Joseph "Joe" Wayne Cheney, Jr. of Vandalia, MO; two Sisters, Altha Gillenwater of Farber, MO, Carolyn Ford (Jimmy) of Vandalia, MO; half sister, Wanda Winders of Vandalia, MO; grandson, James Chase McMorris; granddaughter, Hayli Dawn McMorris; great-grandson, Gerald James Walker; three sisters-in-law, Linda Null (Jim) of Farber, MO, Donna Dickson (Charlie) of Troy, MO and Joyce Green of Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife Mr. Cheney was preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd "Dickie" Richard Cheney, Jr. and Randolph "Randy" Charles Cheney; sister, Ruthie Clausen; half sister, Myrna Woolfolk; and two nephews, Rusty Cheney and Johnathan Gillenwater.

Mr. Cheney worked at NARCO Brick Plant in Vandalia for 31 years before it's closing in 2000.

Away from work, Wayne enjoyed hunting, fishing and was talented at woodworking.  Mr. Cheney biggest love he cherished was his family, especially his grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Cheney's great-grandson's medical expenses "Gerald James Walker" in care of Deanna McMorris.

Online condolences may be made to the family on Wayne's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com  


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Valera Pabst-Bostic Jul 17 2022 4:41 PM

Deanna and Joe so sorry for your loss. Sending lots of prayers to you all and the rest of the Family. Love you both.

Tammy Hays Jul 17 2022 12:10 PM

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