He was born on Feb. 3, 1935, in Fruita, Colo., to William Owen and Mable Simpson Wayman.
Wayman was raised by his mother, and at a young age he moved to Nampa, Idaho; there he met and married LaVon Perkins. They were married for 57 years and had five children.
Wayman was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. After his service, he returned to dairy farming and then moved to Burns, where he began working for the lumber mill. He worked at the mill for 28 years.
When the mill, closed Wayman moved to Waldport, where he had a successful contracting business until he retired. He and his wife then became snowbirds, until settling in Notus.
Wayman’s hobbies included woodworking.
Wayman is survived by his wife, LaVon; and children, David and Kathleen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; a brother; sons, James and Tracy; daughter, Candy; and grandson, Jeremy.
A graveside service was held on Aug. 15, at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in Boise, Idaho. A celebration of life was held in Nampa, Idaho. Zeyer Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.