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A. Wayne Walthall, age 75, of Gloucester Point, died Monday, Oct.. 25, 2021. He was a graduate of Gloucester High School Class of 1965, and was retired from the Naval Weapons Station. He enjoyed all sports, especially basketball and fishing. He also enjoyed restoring antique tractors. He loved spending time with his friends but his greatest love of all was his family. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Turner Ashby and Emma Walthall; his son, Christopher Neil Walthall; his father-in-law, Henry E. Shackelford; brother-in-law, Henry E. Shackelford Jr.; a niece, Lisa Walthall, and cousin, Michael Haury.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Walthall; daughter, Kendall W. Caton (Stevie); stepsons, Timothy C. and Troy S. Tillage (Nikki); brother, A.T. Walthall (Judy); sister, Kim Walthall (Jeanne); mother-in-law, Geneva Shackelford; sisters-in-law, Sherry Shackelford, Kaye Dame (Mike), Janet Kinney (Clark); grandchildren, Amanda Hamilton (Jon), Emily Crawford (Jack), Lexi Caton, Madalyn, Gabrielle, Evan, Ashton, and Brody Tillage; great-grandchildren, Amelia and Henry Hamilton; Earl Haury, uncle; David Haury, cousin; nephews, David, Mark and Matthew Walthall (Elizabeth); niece, Mary Susan Maher (Jacob); dear family friends, Buddy and Mary Rilee. The family received friends Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, at Hogg Funeral Home from 3-4:30 p.m. Graveside service conducted by the Rev. Ken Waclo was held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, in Bellamy United Methodist Church Cemetery, 4870 Chestnut Fork Road, Gloucester, Va. 23061. In memory of our loved one, contributions may be made to Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, P.O. Box 385, Gloucester, Va. 23061 or American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Va. 22202.

Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.