G. Wayne Friday

Born: Sat., Apr. 28, 1945
Died: Fri., Jun. 13, 2014

No services to be held

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   Gaylord Wayne Friday, 69, of Liberty, Illinois, died at 12:37 p.m. Friday (June 13 2014) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born April 28, 1945 in Quincy, Wayne was the son of Herschel and Maude Davis Friday. He married Patricia A. Achilles on  October 27, 1966 in Quincy.  She survives.

   Wayne was of the Christian Faith. He loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed "just staying on the farm".

   Wayne was employed by the City of Quincy for 32 years until his retirement.

   Survivors include his wife and best friend of 48 years, Pat; a son, Rob Bridges of Hot Springs, AR; a daughter in law, Toni Friday of Quincy; four grandchildren, Joseph W. Friday (Ashley Watson) of Liberty, William M. Friday of Quincy, Cate Bridges of Hot Springs, AR, and Alex Bridges of Hot Springs, AR; three great grandchildren, Joseph D. Friday, Jordan M. Friday and Aiden Bridges; two sisters, Shirley Miller of Quincy and Nancy Shoop of Quincy;  a brother, Greg Friday of Quincy; mother in law, Wanda Sparrow of Liberty; three sisters in law, Mary Stice (Gene) of Quincy, Julia Brown (George) of Ellisville, MS and Judy Pierce (Ronnie) of Maywood, MO; two brothers in law, Tony Achilles (Diane Taylor) of Rocky Mount, MO and Rick Jones of Ursa, IL; many loving nieces and nephews; two of his son's best friends whom he thought of as part of his family, Bill Smith (Christie) of Summerville, SC and Eddie Casey (Cindy) of LaGrange, MO; and two very close friends, Carl Echternkamp (Marisa) of Liberty, IL and Nancy Swift of Milan, IL.

   Mr. Friday was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Gaylord W. Friday Jr.; a daughter, Nancy K. Friday; three sisters, Elsie Jones,  Sandra Jo Friday, Wanda Boernson (Richard) and Ellie Boernson (Clyde); and two brothers, Wendell Friday and Terry Friday.    

   Mr. Friday was cremated.  At Wayne's request, there will be no services.  Inurnment will be at a later date in Greenmount Cemetery.

   The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

   Memorials may be made to the family of Wayne Friday or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.    

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Wayne and Janice Weiland
   Posted Sun June 15, 2014
Pat, We are sincerely sorry for your loss.

Vickie Graham Nokes
   Posted Mon June 16, 2014
Dearest Patty,
You have my heartfelt sympathy. I sure do love you and miss you. Please stop by or call when you are in town. My # is in the book.

John and Anita Barnes
   Posted Mon June 16, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss, he was a truly amazing special person and Patty if you need anything at all please call me or John we will be there to help you. Love you all.

Wendell & Sheila Neastea
   Posted Mon June 16, 2014
Dear Pat, We were so sorry to hear about Wayne's passing. We will remember him for the wonderful person he was and some very old memories of him. Take care and so hoping all your memories with him will give you peace. Much love, /Wendell & Sheila

cindy hufford
   Posted Mon June 16, 2014
so sorry for loss of wayne my heart and blessings for the family

Joni Cook
   Posted Tue June 17, 2014
Dear Pat and Wanda. I am so sorry for the loss of Wayne. If you need anything or just to get away you know where I live. Come on by. Give me a call or anything. We need to have a catchup date anyway. I am truly sorry again for you loss. Love you ladies. Joni

Rhonda Murry
   Posted Wed June 18, 2014
Pat, please accept our condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are for you at this time.We have fond memories living in Franklin neighborhood.God Bless, Rocky &Rhonda

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