Wayne Clinton Shoun

Published 4:40 pm Monday, March 13, 2017

Wayne Clinton Shoun, 72, of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Hubert Clinton Shoun and Wenonah Proffitt Williams.
Wayne was a 1963 graduate of Unaka High School. He retired after 22 years of service as a Chemical Technician with Great Lakes Research Corporation.
Wayne was a member of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. He loved to fish, golf and NASCAR.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Clifton Williams, and by several aunts and uncles.
Survivors include his children, Tracey Shoun and Ryan Shoun and wife Jennifer, all of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Sadie Mae and Gavin Wayne Shoun; his brother and sister-in-law, Eddie and Della Shoun, Elizabethton; two nieces, Laura and Stephen Coleman and Madison and Joy Shoun and Kennedy; his step-mother, Wilma Shoun; two aunts, Ada Nave and Barbara Blevins; and his very special friends, Burless Campbell, Rick Church and Larry Greer.
The funeral service for Wayne Clinton Shoun will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh and the Rev. Estel Williams officiating. Music will be provided by the Solid Rock Trio. The graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, will be Thomas “Woody” Martin, Steve Lowe, Rick Church, Larry Greer, Bobby McGee and Hugh Buckles. Honorary pallbearers will be Melvin Nave, Richard Hodge, Lanny White, Harold Dean Morrell, Sonny Jones, Kevin Colbaugh, J.A. Stalcup Jr., Stephen Coleman, Waymon Carrier, Jerome Cochran, Rob Stout, Pete Ruopp, Shona Lowe, Keith Williams and former employees of Great Lakes Research Corporation. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of his daughter, Tracey Shoun. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Hillview Health Center for the love and care shown to Wayne. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website: www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Shoun family.

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