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Obituary for Wayne W. 'Sparky' McCauley
Wayne W. 'Sparky' McCauley, age 82, of Ava, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. He was born February 21, 1929, in Byesville, son of the late Pearl Oliver and Laura Belle Moore McCauley. He was a graduate of Caldwell High School, and he was a United States Army veteran, having served during the Korean War era. He was formerly a dispatcher for the Noble County Sheriff's Department and a realtor for Strout Realty. He was also employed by RCA, NCR, and ATT. Mr. McCauley was a member of the American Legion Post #0888, the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the Old Men's Club at Marianne's Restaurant. He was a die hard Republican, and he enjoyed collecting coins and tinkering with electronic equipment. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a step-son, James David Trenner, who died October 6, 2010; one grandson, Darrell Stottsberry, in 1998; one sister, Maxine Layton; and four brothers, Jim Fred, Warren, and Lawrence McCauley. Surviving are his former wife, Betty Elizabeth Sopko McCauley of Marietta; his step-children, Terry Lee (Daphine) Trenner of Byesville, Linda D. (Terry) Roberts and Julia Trenner Roberts, both of Caldwell; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends may call Saturday, February 11, 2012, from 11AM to 1PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will follow at 1PM with Pastor Dale Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Noble County Veteran Service Organizations.