Wayne L. Treece, 72, resident of 1776 Lindsey Cemetery Rd. husband of Ellen McKee Treece passed away peacefully, Monday, May 7, 2007 at his home with his family and friends by his side.
Born in Knoxville, TN he was a son of the late Lon and Lillian Mae Treece.
Mr. Treece made his career serving his country in the United States Marine Corp with 22 years of service as a Captain. Upon retirement he enjoyed his farm in Due West. He was also of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Ellen McKee Treece of the home; children, Sheree Treece Edington of Glen Allen, VA, Jay Treece of Gretna, LA, Catherine Warmack of Cove City, NC, Leslie Treece Knox of Montgomery, AL, Kim Weisenberger of Grimesland, NC, Angie Urps of Woodruff, SC, and Gordon Haynie of Honea Path, SC; brother, Kaney Treece of Knoxville, TN; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by one of his brothers, Ken Treece.
A memorial service will be conducted Thursday May 10, 2007 at 4:00 PM in the chapel of The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with military honors to follow.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:30 PM Thursday afternoon prior to services. The family is at the home 1776 Lindsey Cemetery Rd. in Due West, SC.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Treece to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander St. Greenwood, SC 29646 or to New Hope Baptist Church 4226 Hwy. 184 West, Due West, SC 29639.