He was born on March 8, 1937, in Pennsylvania to Parmela "Red" and Melba Malone.
Wayne graduated from Dormont High School in Pennsylvania in 1956 and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Wayne is survived by his seven children, Sean Malone (Becky) of Michigan, Mark Malone (Carrie, fiancée) of Michigan, Suzi Kinney (Bob) of Michigan, Jenny Malone (Roger, fiancé) of Michigan, Katie Elliott (Josh) of Kentucky, Molly Malone of Linton , and Wayne Malone (Sam, fiancée) of Texas; four grandchildren, Emily, Haiden, Claire, and Megan; and three of his siblings, Melvin "Red" Malone of California, Donald Malone of Pennsylvania, and Ginger Throckmorton of Pennsylvania.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and older sister, Dorothy Cushing.
Cremation has taken place, as Wayne had wished.
Arrangements were handled by Memorial Alternatives in Grand Rapids, Mich.