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Harley Ray Wearley

d. January 17, 2020

Harley Ray Wearley

Harley Ray Wearley, 80, of Payne, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Parkview Hospital.

Harley was born in Payne on April 18, 1939, a son of the late Iona (Bainbridge) and Homer Wearley.

He was a 1957 graduate of Payne High School and later received his associates degree from IBC. He was a parts catalog manager for Navistar for 45 years. Harley loved his family  and was an avid golfer. He always enjoyed mowing his lawn and his time with his brethren at the Payne Masonic Lodge and the Eastern Star.  

Harley will be sadly missed by his wife, Margaret (DeMoss) whom he married Feb. 27, 1960; daughters, Harla (Ray) Long & Melissa (Brenda) Wearley; sister, Nancy Mathews; grandchildren, Rayna (Andrew) Moore & Ray Walter Long IV; great grandchildren, Anya Moore & Harlow Long; niece, Lisa (Bob) Holloway & great niece, Karis Holloway.

His funeral service is Wednesday, January 22nd at 10:30 am with viewing one hour prior at Dooley Funeral Home, 5761 SR 500, Payne.

Viewing is also Tuesday, January 21st, 4 - 7 pm with Masonic Rites at 7 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne.

He will be laid to rest at Lehman Cemetery.

Memorials are to St. James Lutheran Church, 511 W. Townline St., Payne, OH 45880.

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