Wayne Crowder

JOLIET—Wayne D. Crowder, 72, of Joliet, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 at Sunny Hill Nursing Home, with his family by his side.
Born Nov. 3, 1947 in Charleston, WV, he was the son of Howard and Helen (Wilson) Crowder, and was a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. Wayne retired from Caterpillar, Inc. after 40 years of service in various capacities.
Surviving are his beloved wife, Barbara J. (nee Malliett) Crowder, of Joliet; three children: Melinda (Les) Cisco, Jeffrey (Tracey) Crowder, and Renee (Duane) Sievert; 18 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter. one brother, Howard (Lynn) Crowder and two nephews.
Visitation for Wayne D. Crowder will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Rd. at Essington Rd. in Joliet. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington, Thursday at 2 p.m.
For more information visit his Memorial Tribute page at www.fredcdames.com.
Fred C. Dames in Joliet is in charge of arrangements.