Aaron Grayson “AG” Waycaster, 90

Published 5:02 pm Tuesday, October 2, 2012

DILLWYN, October 2 – Aaron Grayson “AG” Waycaster, 90, of Dillwyn, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 27, 2012 at his home. He was born December 10, 1921 in Sevier County, TN, the son of the late Robert Arley and Belle Adams Waycaster.

As a young man he worked for the “CCC” Camp Willis P. Davis, Townsend, TN, 1939-1940. Mr. Waycaster served his country during WWII in the United States Navy for almost four years. He was a full-time farmer who loved the land and was a top-notch mechanic. He was a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church. He helped haul rocks from the river to build the “Rock Church.”

Mr. Waycaster was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

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He is survived by two daughters, Rita W. Harris (late John) and Dianna W. Hunter; grandchildren, Aaron M. Harris and wife, Trish, Adam F. Harris and wife, Megan, Tyler, Sarah and Ashley Hunter; great-grandchildren, Kane, Bayla and Tessa; two brothers, Billy (Betty) and Ted (Ruth) Waycaster. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Forrest Speas Waycaster; two brothers, Millard and J.D. Waycaster and two sisters, Faye W. Ownby and Mae W. Midkiff and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Sunday, September 30 at Jones Chapel Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jones Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund or the Buckingham Co. Volunteer Fire Department.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, served the family.