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Alan Wayne Drumheller

Born: Wed., Dec. 26, 1945
Died: Tue., Oct. 21, 2014


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Oct. 25, 2014
Location: Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Oct. 25, 2014
Location: Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home

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Alan Wayne Drumheller


     Alan Wayne Drumheller, 68, of Schuyler, departed this life on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.

     He was born on December 26, 1945 in Newport News, a son of the late Henry Ford Drumheller and Willie Flora (Wright) Drumheller.

     “Wayne,” as he was known to his family and friends, was a long-time employee of the Scottsville Uniroyal/Michelin tire manufacturing facility where he worked as a Master Electrician and later as a Security Officer.  Born into a military family and serving multiple tours of duty as a Marine, he traveled much of the world – living in locations such as Germany to Alaska and many points in between.  However, he found his true home in Schuyler on several acres of forested land.  Here he built his home and enjoyed his retirement while quietly tending to his land, his pets, and his family.

     He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Maggie (Willoughby) Drumheller of Schuyler; a son, Randall Harris and his wife, Jackie of Charlottesville; a brother, Nathan “Corky” Drumheller; five grandchildren, Joshua, Anthony, Ashley, Kristiana, and Kevin; four great-grandchildren, Connor, Addison, Elias, and Jaxson; and a number of extended family and friends.

     Wayne had many interests and talents.  He was a skilled marksman; a talented sketch artist; an avid collector; and an outdoor sportsman.  He will always be remembered for his gentle manner, wry smile, and quiet and caring ways.

     A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home by the Reverend James C. Jetton. 

     The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

     Family and friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com. 

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Michael Portzline
   Posted Wed October 22, 2014

A GARDEN PATH was sent by Medical Support Products.

Randy and Family, Our condolences on the loss of your father and loved one. We hope he is resting peacefully in the arms of God. Your MSP family is supporting you with prayer during this trying time. We are here for you as you need us. All your co-workers at Medical Support Products

Homer, Terri and Krystle Evans
   Posted Thu October 23, 2014
You have a guardian angel in heaven to look over you. Prayers to the family.

   Posted Thu October 23, 2014
am so sorry for your loss .wayne was a nice person to work with .always in a good mood and a great personality ,GOD BLESS

Carolyn Glass Bauserman
   Posted Thu October 23, 2014
Wayne I wish that you would have let me know that you were sick.I would have been there for you if I had only known. You will be truly missed from a cousin who loved you very much.I will always remember the good times we had together. Love you always

Cheryl Lawhorne
   Posted Thu October 23, 2014
My condolences to Maggie and Wayne's family... I haven't seen Wayne in years, but I'll always remember him from my childhood... I remember them being at my Grandma's during family gatherings and hanging out:)

Corky and Vicki Drumheller
   Posted Tue October 28, 2014
We hope that you will be past the pain and begin the next phase.

Semper Fi,
Corky and Vicki

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