Born November 5, 1930, in Mooresville, MD, he was the son of the late Harry Otha Mills and Grace Rose (Miller) Mills.
Wayne is preceded in death by his loving wife, Lena (Paterno) Mills, in 2009.
He was a 1949 graduate of Clear Spring High School.
Wayne retired from Mack Truck, Inc. in Hagerstown as a Senior Control Clerk, after 13 years and was also the office chairman of Local Union #1247 for 9 years at Mack Truck.
He was a member of Mooresville Church of God in Big Pool and a lifetime member of the Western Maryland Sportsman Club and the Mercersburg Sportsman Club.
Wayne is survived by a son, Randy Mills, and wife Barbara, of Clear Spring, MD; grandson, David W. Mills and fiancée, Danyelle Wingfield; granddaughter, Theresa J. Bechtel and husband, Bob; great-granddaughter, Lena A. Mills; sister, Regina Myers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by 6 sisters, Lena Tavenner, Catherine Canard, Eleanor Grey, Margaret Northern, Reba Atherton, and Patricia Crouse and 4 brothers, John Mills, Albert Mills, Robert Mills, and Harry E. Mills.
Services will be held privately at the request of the family.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to the caregivers from Hospice of Washington County for all of their care and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.