Wayne E. Roney, age 95 of Lima died 2:44 p.m., Friday Dec. 21, 2012 at Shawnee Manor. He was born Jan. 7, 1917 in Auglaize County to Frank C. and Jennette Botkin Roney. He married Mildred Blanche Bunke who preceded him in death Oct. 5, 1979.
Mr. Roney had worked at the Lima Ordinance Depot in Fire Control. He had a lifelong interest in sports and enjoyed aviation having served during WW II in what was then the Army Air Corp. He was a graduate of Lima Central High School Class of 1935.
Survivors include a son Thomas W. (Patricia) Roney of Centerville, a daughter Marsha Ellen Naderer of Huron, OH; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Teresa Eleanor Roberts, 3 brothers: Theodore, Eugene and Frank Roney and 5 sisters: Dorothy Keller, Margaret Roney, Violet Lee, Florence Tabler and Pansy Coyl.
Family graveside services will be at Shawnee Cemetery where military rites will be provided by V. F. W. Post 1275.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.
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