Wayne M. Winegar
May 31, 1921 ~ July 9, 2013
KAYSVILLE, UT-Wayne M. Winegar, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
Wayne was born on May 31, 1921 in Woods Cross, Utah to Thomas E. and Vilate Muir Winegar. He worked for his dad and family at TE Winegar and Sons Mercantile in Woods Cross, on the onion farm with his
Grandfather Winegar, and delivered newspapers on horseback as a youth. He graduated from Davis High School where he was active in vocal music and drama. After honorably serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Hawaiian Islands, he married his high school sweetheart, Virginia Adams, in the Mesa Arizona Temple on January 5, 1943. Virginia departed this life in 2009. Most of their married life was spent in Layton. He was an avid horseman and outdoorsman.
He owned and operated several supermarkets along the Wasatch Front. He was on the board and later manager of the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District for many years. He farmed and raised cattle so he could teach his children how to work.
His community service includes: Layton City Volunteer Firefighter
, Davis County Mounted Posse (Search and Rescue), Mayor of Layton City, Davis County Commissioner, President of the Lake Bonneville Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Chairman of the Utah Water Resources Board, and member of First Security Bank Advisory Board. He was instrumental in the development of Antelope Island State Park. He enjoyed membership in Rotary International
and the Sons of the Utah Pioneers.
Wayne faithfully served in many church positions including bishoprics, Bishop of the Layton 12th Ward, the High Council, and in the Stake Presidency of the Layton East Stake. He was especially influential in his leadership of youth and worked tirelessly to help establish the Layton Youth Camp at Lyman Lake in the Uintas. He and Virginia served as Assistant Directors of the Ogden Temple Visitors Center.
Thanks dad, for horse drawn sleigh rides, beautiful gardens, dances standing on toes, horse trips, advice, songs around camp fires, stop and smell the roses, quick sense of humor, Message to Garcia, work is the key word to success in whatever we attempt to do. "If you're down in the dumps, build something." He is busy now we're sure.
His children and their spouses are: Thomas A. (Alice Kaye) Winegar, Robert W. (Mary Ann) Winegar, Kathryn (Ronald) McCormick, Ann (deceased) Kevin Taylor, 21 grandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, brother, Richard Thomas Winegar and brothers-in-law, Ronald Bangerter and Beecher Adams.
Preceded in death by his wife Virginia, daughter Ann Taylor, two great-grandsons, one brother and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held Monday, July 15, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Crestwood Stake Center, 855 E. Mutton Hollow Road, Kaysville. Friends may visit family Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.
The family would like to thank family and friends especially Rebbecca Brown who made dad's life comfortable and happy.