James Wayne Dillon

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, July 23, 1930
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

WOOSTER - James Wayne Dillon, 90, of Wooster, passed away unexpectedly August 25, 2020, a week after being diagnosed with bone cancer. He had been a resident of Smithville Western Dementia Unit for a year.

He was born in Wooster, Ohio, the son of Jim and Luella Dillon of Wooster. He had one Sister, Freda Neary of Boston, Mass, who preceded him in death.

Wayne was employed at Shearers Farm Implement for many years until he started his own business repairing farm tractors. He loved Coon Hunting and was very proud of his hounds. He also took much pleasure in pulling his (Oliver Super 88) at County fairs.

He is survived by his four children: Judy Bishop of Bellefontaine, Lee Dillon of Kilbuck, Peggy Makemson of West liberty, Glenda Cicconetti of Wooster. Nine Grand-children: Leslie DiDonato of Hilliard, Lisa Hamilton of Raymond, Theresa Moorman of Wooster, Jill Clutter of Wooster, Lauren Nolt of Wooster, Jessica Walling of Michigan, Kimberly Drumm of Green Camp, James Dillon of Grove City and Michael Dillon of Orriville. Sixteen Great-Grandchildren and two Great Great grandsons.

There will be a private graveside service at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to McIntire Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, Wooster, Ohio.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.


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We are saddened to learn of Mr. Dillon's passing. He was a neighbor and a friend. He was always quick to share a joke and a smile. Our condolences, he will be greatly missed.

So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing - I have many great memories of times shared with y’all when we were neighbors on Columbus Ave Ext -praying for y’all

My deepest sympathy to the family of Wayne Dillon. He was a good friend. I enjoyed going to the archbald sale with him when I was a young man.
Deepest sympathy Roger Feather

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