Wayne L. Scherry, 70, of Convoy, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at his residence. He was born on January 11, 1949 in Allen County to Harold W. and Dorothy I. (Strahm) Scherry. He was married on June 27, 1998 in Van Wert, Ohio to Kimberly R. Clifton.
He served his country in the United States Air Force during Vietnam. He attended The Bridge Community Church in Decatur. He retired as a quality engineer having worked for several different firms. He loved the Lord and enjoyed spending time with his family and attending his grandchildren’s events. He was an avid knife collector and a lifelong Cleveland Browns fan. He loved Star Wars, Grinch and Polar Express and passed this love along to his children and grandchildren. He was also a Ford man.
He is survived by his mother of Decatur; his wife of Convoy, Ohio; daughter, Alison (Craig) Yoder of Berne; two sons, Ben Scherry; and Joel Scherry, both of Decatur; step-daughter, Annie (Brian) Brecht of Van Wert, Ohio; step-son, Jason (Kacee) Kreischer of Scott, Ohio; sister, Karen (Harold) Rumschlag of Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren, Avery (Calvin) Conant; Keagan Yoder; Kamden Yoder; Kennedy Scherry; Reese Scherry; Addison Yoder; Brock Scherry; and Bristol Scherry; and five step-grandchildren, Braden Brecht; Lauren Brecht; Brody Brecht; Claire Kreischer; and Paislee Kreischer.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 12:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, January 5 at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 6 at the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Dave Fox and Pastor Craig Yoder. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ohio City, Ohio.
Military graveside honors to be conducted by the American Legion Post #43 of Decatur.
Memorials may be made to Adams County Community Foundation – Cancer Fund.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.