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Graveside services with military honors for Wayne Townsend, 83, of Lubbock will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 9, 2006 in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home.
Mr. Townsend died on August 6, 2006.
He was born September 7, 1922 in Seminole, Oklahoma. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He retired from the U.S. Post Office in 1979. He married Betty Brooks on July 7, 1983 in Lubbock, Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Betty; sons, Glen and Dale Townsend; grandchildren, Kim and Clint Townsend, Renee Gaumond and Bobby Townsend; great granddaughter, Emilie Townsend; a sister, Helen Workman; step-daughter, Jo Evans; step-sons, Randy and Tim Guthrey; step-grandchildren, Jeremy and Mike Evans, Kari and Chris Guthrey and Jennifer Shagula; step great-granddaughter, Tatum Shagula.
The family suggests memorials to Vista Care Hospice.