Wayne E. Spann
Wayne E. Spann, 57, of Springfield died at 10 pm on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Wayne was born August 9, 1957 in Springfield, the son of Raymond B. and Mary Rethinger Spann.
Wayne graduated from Lanphier High School. Following graduation, Wayne worked 10 years for Kroger before working as a delivery driver for Domino’s Pizza and Papa John’s Pizza.
Wayne married Margaret E. House on February 8, 1979. They have two children; Dr. Sarah R. Landers (engaged to John R. Wade) and Wayne “Andy” Spann with granddaughter Kaylie E. Spann.
Wayne was an accomplished pool player and member of the American Poolplayers Association (APA) who won numerous trophies and awards throughout the years. Wayne also enjoyed having a beer with friends, playing poker and traveling to Las Vegas.
He was preceded in death by both parents, Raymond and Mary; his wife, Margaret; and oldest brother Edward L. Spann.
He is survived by his children Sarah and Wayne “Andy” and granddaughter Kaylie of Murphysboro, IL; two brothers, Thomas R. (wife, Carolyn) Spann of Salisbury and James D. Spann of Springfield; sister in law, Janice Spann of Springfield; and nieces, nephews, and many cousins and friends.
Visitation: 1-3 pm Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 3 pm, Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.