John Lee Wayman

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

John Lee Wayman

Feb. 18, 1961 - March 3, 2023

BARTLEY, Neb. ó John Lee Wayman, age 62, of Bartley, passed away unexpectedly in Cheyenne, Wyo., on March 3, 2023.

John was born Feb. 18, 1961 in Abilene, Kan., to parents, Kenneth L. and Betty Rea (LeMay) Wayman. He was one of four children. John proudly served his country in the United States Army. He also earned his GED during this time.

On Aug. 25, 1979, John married the love of his life, Julie A. (Blair) Wayman in Kirwin, Kan. The couple relocated to the Bartley area where they built their family and raised six kids. John was employed in the oil industry.

John loved fishing, shooting guns and spending time with family and friends, who he enjoyed sharing tea with at the Cambridge truck stop. His grandchildren were his pride and joy and dressing up as Santa Claus at Christmas was something they looked forward to each year.

John was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Colton Wayman.

Those left to celebrate his memory include his wife, Julie Wayman of Bartley; sons, Jonathan (Mikala) Wayman of Bartley and Kyle (Christina) Wayman of McCook, Neb.; daughters, Hollie (Brandon) Anderson of Omaha, Neb., Lindsay (Fernando) Martinez of McCook, Julie (Max) Francis of Holbrook, Neb., and Peyton Wayman of Lincoln, Neb.; brother, Kenneth (Susan) Wayman of Industry, Kan.; sisters, Betty Bolin of Enterprise, Kan., and Barb Lowe of Industry; 23 grandchildren, Shea, Alexis, Piper, Jadyn, Jared, Ethan, Matthew, Ryder, Michael, Tyler, Makayla, Seth, Addyson, Trever, Henley, Harper, Landon, John, Havanna, Alexander, Walker, Elena and Dominic; as well as numerous extended family members and friends.

Memorial contributions are suggested in Johnís name for future designation and can be directed to Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, c/o the Wayman Family, P.O. Box 476, McCook, NE 69001.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, McCook.

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2023, at McCook Christian Church with Associate Minister, Clark Bates, officiating.

Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Bartley Cemetery.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, McCook, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Please visit our website at to sign the online guestbook for the family.