GySgt. Wayne D. Howdyshell Sr.



GySgt. Wayne D. Howdyshell Sr. USMC (Ret.), 78, of Fredericksburg passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Howdyshell retired as a Gunnery Sergeant from the U.S. Marine Corps after 20 years of service and later retired from VDOT. He was a member of Chancellor Baptist Church and the Fredericksburg RC Modelers Club.

Mr. Howdyshell was preceded in death by his wife, Linda O. Howdyshell; and sister, Wanda Sites.

Survivors include two sons, Norman Howdyshell (Cheryl) and Wayne Douglas Howdyshell II; grandson Wayne Douglas Howdyshell III; step-grandson Joseph P. D’Orio (Jessica); step great-grandson Michael Dean D’Orio; and brother David Click.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 12 at Covenant Funeral Service Fredericksburg Chapel.

A funeral will be held at Noon on Tuesday, February 13 at Chancellor Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. A reception will follow at the church.