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Lester
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(1876 - 1937)

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Loftin

(1851 - 1939)

James
Franklin
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(1827 - 1864)

Thomas
Loftin

(1798 - 185?)

James
Loftin

(1768 - 1836)

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(1740 - 1793)

Cornelius
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(1714 - 1785)

Cornelius
Loftin II

(1675 - 1735)

Cornelius
Loftin I

(1648 - 1735)

Leonard
"Laughton"
Loftin

(1610 - 1678)
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Larry
Henry
Loftin

(1927 - 20??)

Wayne
Morrow
Loftin

(1930 - 20??))

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Yvonne
Loftin

(1933 - 20??)


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Wayne Morrow Loftin

 
 
 

Born: 22 Sep 1930, Catawba County, NC
Death: 27 May 2015 (age 84), LaPort, TX

 
Wayne Morrow Loftin was born 22 Sep 1930 in Catawba County, North Carolina.  He was the second child of Roy Henry Loftin and Sarah Mae Morrow
 
 

Wayne (right) with his big brother, Larry, September 1933

 
 
 
Military Service
 
Wayne enlisted in the US Navy on 18 Aug 1948 in Columbia, SC.  He was 17 years old at the time of his enlistment.  He was discharged in 1952.

    

Wayne in his Navy uniform around 1950 - age 20

 

 

Wayne's brother, Larry, also served in the US Navy. Larry enlisted in 1944, at the age of 17, in Asheville, NC, serving in the later part of WWII.
 

(Below) Wayne (right) with his brother Larry, 1951

 

To learn more about Wayne & Larry's time in the US Navy, check out the Korean War Page

 
 

After serving four years in the US Navy, Wayne was discharged in 1952.  He married Sue Ellen Cooke on 21 Jun 1953.  She was the daughter of Aldie and Lillie Cooke.  The couple were married at Bethel Methodist Church in Canton, NC.  L. B. Green was the minister.

 

Wayne and Sue night before they were married on 21 June1953

 

 
 
 

Marriage License for Wayne Morrow Loftin and Sue Ellen Cooke

 

 

 

 
 
Wayne and Sue's marriage produced three children.
 
Children of Wayne Morrow Loftin and Sue Cook
Name Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Michael Wayne Loftin 1954
Harris Co, TX
  Debbie Jensen
Karen Sue Loftin 1955
Harris Co, TX
  Wayne R. Mayfield
m. 4 Dec 1976
Linda Dianne Loftin 1958
Harris Co, TX
  Mickey P. Kendrick
m. 16 Mar 1984
 

 

 

Family Photos

 

Wayne and Sue with Michael and Karen

 

All three of Wayne & Sue Loftin's Children: Karen, Michael and Linda about 1960

 
 

Wayne and Sue with Clint and Jean Marie, Michael's children

 

Wayne with Tara and Clint Loftin (Michael & Debbie's children)

 

(Left to Right - Back Row) Michael & Debbie, Sue & Wayne
(Left to Right - Front Row) Karen, Clint & Tara

 

Wayne and Sue with daughter Linda and her husband and daughter Katie

 
 

Wayne enjoyed the "outdoors" and loved to camp, fish and hunt.

 

Wayne spends some outdoor time with son Michael and grandchildren Clint and Tara

 

Wayne with his Michael

 

 

Wayne with his grandchildren, Clint and Tara Loftin (Wayne & Debbie's children)

 

Clint proudly shows off a couple of squirrels while Tara carries Wayne's gun

 

Roy is obviously proud of the buck he shot

 

 

Wayne continued to hunt and fish even as he got older

 

 
 

In addition to hunting and fishing, Wayne loved to work in his garden

 

Everybody loved his tomatoes and sister, Yvonne, said he frequently talked about how big they were - "one slice of tomato would cover a slice of bread"

 

Wayne with the peach tree in his yard

 
 

Wayne at the log cabin he built in Balsam Gap, Jackson County, NC

 
 

Wayne & Sue Loftin with their children and grandchildren in June 1998

 
 

Wayne and Sue on the occasion of Clint and Kami's wedding

Wayne & Sue, Tara, Kami, Clint, Debbie and Michael Loftin
(Clint's parents, grandparents and sister)
 
 
 

Wayne and Sue at Tara's Wedding

Wayne, Sue, Michael, Tara & her husband, Debbie, Kami and Clint
 
 

Wayne with his sister, Yvonne Bryson, brother Larry Loftin, and mother Mae

 

Wayne & Sue with Eddie & Yvonne Loftin Bryson (Wayne's sister)

 
 

Karen, Sue, Wayne and Michael

 

Wayne, Karen, Sue and Michael

 

Wayne & Sue with Tara and Clint

 

Wayne and Sue with their great-grandchildren

 

Wayne & Sue's great grandchildren, July 2007
(Left to Right) Gracie Goodroe, Camryn Loftin & Kylee Loftin

 
 

Wayne and Sue with some church directory photos

 
 
 

Wayne & Sue with their three children, Michael, Karen and Linda

 
 
Five Generations of Loftins - 2010
(Top Row) Michael Loftin, Clint Loftin, Wayne Loftin
(Bottom Row) Cameron & Kylee Loftin with Mae Loftin, age 100, Wayne's Mother
 
 

Wayne and Sue on the occasion of Linda's marriage to Lewis

 
 

Wayne and Sue at their home in LaPorte, Texas

 

Karen, Wayne, Sue and Linda

 
 
 
 
Wayne Morrow Loftin passed away on Wednesday 27 May 2015 at the age of 84, following a stroke several months previously.  He was living in LaPorte, Texas at the time of his death.
 
 
 
OBITUARY
 
     Wayne Morrow Loftin passed away on May 27, 2015 in Webster, Texas at the age of 84.  He was born in Catawba County, North Carolina of September 22, 1930 to the union of Roy Henry Loftin and Mae Morrow Loftin, who precedes him in death.
     He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Sue Cooke Loftin: siblings, Lary Henry Loftin and Yvonne Loftin Bryson; children, Michael Wayne Loftin, Karen Sue Loftin-Mayfield and Linda Dianne Kendrick-Pankonien; grandchildren, Jean M. Loftin, Clinton M. Loftin, Tara L. Bane, Lindsey P. Kendrick and Katie A. Kendrick; great grandchildren, Marina I. Barker, Kylee R. Loftin, Camryn M. Loftin, Graycen L. Goodroe, Zayden T. Williams, Kaydence M. Narro, Drake C. Narro and Jake W. Goodroe; as well as numerous other extended family members and friends.
     The family will receive frinends for visitation at Grand View Funeral Home on Monday, June 1, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 3:00 P.m. in the chapel of Grand View Funeral Home, with interment to follow in the Grand View Memorial Park.
     In Lieu of usual remembrances, donations in memory of Wayne Loftin may be made to the First United Methodist Church of LaPorte, Texas. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SOURCES
 

Thanks to Yvonne Loftin Bryson for the photos and additional information on Wayne and his family.

 

Obituary: http://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/Wayne-Morrow-Loftin-102518992

 
 
 
 
 

If you have additional photos or information on Wayne and his family, please contact me.