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Wayne Kenneth Carney

March 1, 1932 ~ July 21, 2021 (age 89)

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Wayne Kenneth Carney, 89, of Palmyra, died on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at his home.

He was born on March 1, 1932 in Milwaukee, WI, a son of the late Jerome and Mabel (Hackbarth) Carney.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Marilyn Ann (Sperber) Carney; and a daughter Christin Moore.

Wayne served in the US Navy from 1951-1954 and worked as an Engineer with IBM.  He was a Master Gardener; was very active in the community and a founding member of Grace and Glory Lutheran Church.

Survivors include two children, Mitchell Carney and wife, Kate of Boonsboro, MD, and Linda Wyndham and husband, Chris of Lynchburg; five grandchildren, Christin “Nicki”, Charles Thomas, Ryan, Megan, and Michael.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Grace and Glory Lutheran Church by Pastor Meredith Williams.  A committal service will follow at 2:00 PM at Monticello Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Grace and Glory Lutheran Church, 683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Palmyra, VA 22963.

Thacker Brothers Lake Monticello Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. 

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Memorial Service
September 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Grace and Glory Lutheran Church
683 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Palmyra, VA 22963

September 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Monticello Memory Gardens
670 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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