Gary Wayne Wadley (1935 - 2012)

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Gary Wayne Wadley, 77, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home in Inverness, Fla.
He was born April 16, 1935, in Springfield, Ill., to the late Jeff Davis and Alice Bernice (Carlton) Wadley. Gary married Sally Jones in 1952, who precedes him in death. They had three children, Keith Allen Wadley, Janet (Jim) Ackman and Alice Wadley; four grandchildren, Graham, Eliza, and Grace Leman, and Katie Ackman. He married Nita Rae Lindsay May 3, 1997, and gained three stepchildren, Les and Angel Lindsay and Allison Sullivan; and grandchildren, Jonathan and Emily Lindsay, Devin Gentry and Jordan Huff.
Gary graduated from the University of Illinois with a MBA degree, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was an executive with Central Illinois Light Company for 30 years. He retired and moved to Florida in 1999. Gary was a past member of the Chamber of Commerce in Springfield, Ill.; past president of the Springfield Theater Guild; and was involved with many fundraising charities and community organizations. Gary was a Deacon at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Inverness.
Donations may be made to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Private arrangements by Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Nov. 27, 2012
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