He was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Shelburn, the son of Harry and Hazel (Riggs) Moore.
He was a self-employed carpenter, farmer and formerly worked at the Greene Highway Department, working as superintendent. He served as a Greene County Commissioner from 1976-1980. Wayne was a member of the Linton Moose Lodge and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Thrasher of Linton; a son, Jay (Christi) Moore of Linton; a sister, Evelyn Kindel of Hobart; five grandchildren, Kevin, Jeremiah, Levi, Jaspar and Caleb Moore; and two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Arianna.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Burns) Moore, on Sept. 14, 2008; two sons, Sherrill and Larry Moore; a son-in-law, Rick Thrasher; a daughter-in-law, Jana Moore; a grandson, Jordan K. Moore; three brothers; and two sisters.
A graveside service will be conducted at Morris Chapel Cemetery in the Greene-Sullivan State Forest near Dugger on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. with James Stone officiating. Linton American Legion Post #22 will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton from 5-8 p.m. Friday. There will be no visitation on Saturday.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.