William Wayne Aycock, 79, of Yazoo City, passed away peacefully Monday October 30, 2017, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. Visitation will be 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Belzoni, MS. Memorial Services celebrating the life of Wayne will immediately follow beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. George Johnson presiding.
Wayne was born June 22, 1938, to Charles Booth "CB" and Tennie Shepherd Aycock in Rose Hill, MS. Wayne grew up in his beloved hometown of Louisville, MS. He graduated from Louisville High School in 1956. After graduation, he went to East Central Community College then attended Delta State University.
Wayne was a member of First United Methodist Church in Louisville, MS for many years and in 1966, he became a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Yazoo City, MS. Wayne was a devoted member of the Christian church and served in many capacities during his lifetime.
Wayne worked for Southern Bag Corporation/Hood Packaging Corporation as a supervisor of Art and Engraving for 40 years.
Wayne married Mary Elaine (Collins) Aycock on November 30, 1963.
Wayne is preceded in death by his parents Charles Booth and Tennie S. Aycock and nephew Larry Booth Aycock.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Elaine Aycock; two children, Selena Aycock Wies (Steve) of Cleveland and Angie Aycock James (Kevin) of Yazoo City; four grandchildren, Anna Wies of Cleveland, Emily Wies of Cleveland, Hannah James of Yazoo City, and Lainey James of Yazoo City; two brothers, Dr. Larry Aycock (Deborah) of Hattiesburg and George Aycock (Cindy) of Louisiana; and one sister, Charlyne Demos (late John Demos) of California; brother in laws, Travis Collins of Indiana and Larry Collins of Yazoo City; and a host of nephews and nieces.
Wayne was an avid hunter and fisherman and a devoted member of the Big River Hunting Club in Port Gibson. He was a long time coach of many sports for his children during their childhood. He also enjoyed watching sports especially the Ole Miss Rebels. Wayne will be forever remembered as a loving husband to his wife, father to two beautiful girls, father to his two son in laws whom he loved like his own and grandfather of four granddaughters of whom he was most proud.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Wayne Aycock to Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland 450 Towne Center Blvd. Ridgeland, MS 39157; First Baptist Church Belzoni 302 Pecan St. Belzoni, MS 39038; and Bethany United Methodist Church of Yazoo City 4020 Graball Freerun Rd. Yazoo City, MS 39194.
10:30 am - 11:00 am Saturday, November 4, 2017
First Baptist Church in Belzoni 302 Pecan Street Belzoni, Mississippi, United States 38039
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, November 4, 2017
First Baptist Church in Belzoni 302 Pecan Street Belzoni, Mississippi, United States 39038