Wayne Boss, age 84 of Williams, died on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Thursday, January 3rd at the United Methodist Church in Williams with burial in the Williams Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 P.M. Wednesday at the Surls Funeral Chapel in Williams. There will be an Elk's Service following visitation at 7.
Wayne L. Boss was born on November 12, 1928 in Menlow, Iowa to Martin and Carrie (Ward) Boss. On August 17, 1947, Wayne was united in marriage to Maribelle Lee Vey at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. They were married for 62 years before she preceded him in death two years ago. Wayne was a long time resident of Williams and owned and operated Mary & Wayne's Caf & Lounge for almost 30 years. Wayne loved fishing, talking with people and never knew a stranger. He worked with the Williams Rescue Unit and Fire Department. He was a 55 year member of the Elk's Club.
Wayne is survived by his children; Barry (Sheryl) and Carol (Vane); grandchildren, Tiffany, Wade, Jess and J.D.; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Luke, Carter, Cimbry; nieces, Kay (Neil) Anderson and Kathy (Don) Myers; and a brother, Earl (Thelma).
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary; his sister, Violet; and his parents, Martin and Carrie Boss.