James "Jimmy" Ashby Wayland, 77, of Sperryville, died Monday, March 11, 2013, in his home.
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A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 24, at 4:00 p.m. at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department conducted by Pastor Randy Orndorff and Pastor Sara Porter-Keeling. The family invites everyone to a time of food and fellowship following the service at the fire department.
Mr. Wayland was born January 7, 1936 in Rappahannock County, son of Clarence Ashby and Edna Hawkins Wayland. He was a retired meat cutter for Safeway in Culpeper with 30 years of employment.
He was a former member of the Washington Volunteer Fire Department, a founding member of the Sperryville Rescue Squad, and past president of the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Sperryville United Methodist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and ride to McDonalds. He enjoyed selling iron skillets with his close friend Wayne Jenkins at Piney Run Farm.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Margaret Ann Wayland; two sons, James Gregory Wayland of Sperryville and his wife Teresa Preston Wayland and Anthony Randolph Wayland of Sperryville and his wife Deanna Butler Wayland; a brother, Thomas Edward Wayland of Flint Hill and his wife Mary Helen Wayland; six grandchildren, Zackariah Gregory Wayland, Seth Joseph Wayland, Camron James Wayland, Carrington Grace Wayland, Derrick Hiserman, and Danielle Hiserman; and three nephews, Eddie Wayland, Michael Wayland, and Brian Wayland and their families.
He was predeceased by infant grandchildren triplets, Makenzie Wayland, Matthew Wayland, and Michael Wayland.
Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Rapidan, P.O. Box 1715, Culpeper, VA 22701.
Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal.
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2013