Wayne Lavern McPherson

March 4, 1928August 1, 2018

Wayne Lavern McPherson, age 90, of Clovis, California passed away on August 1, 2018. Wayne was born March 5, 1928.

Wayne was born in Bay, Arkansas to a large loving family of eleven children. He was a World War II Navy Veteran. He eventually came to settle in Hayward, CA in the early 1950s where he was a 30-year employee of Owens Illinois Glass Company in Oakland. He was married to his beloved Rose for 52 years before her passing in 1999. They had three children together: Sandy, Michael (deceased) and Debbie (husband John). Grandchildren: Tim, Scott, Kevin (deceased), Mike, and Kelly. Great-grandchildren: Alexis, Logan, Molly, Kayla, Joshua (deceased) and Caleb (deceased). Wayne is also survived by four siblings: Vern, Ronnie, Patsy and Rickey. Wayne was blessed to marry again and had many years in Searcy, AR with his beloved second wife, Doris, before her passing in 2013.

Wayne will be buried in a private service at Lone Tree Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association ( in Wayne’s memory.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the McPherson family.


  • Sandra Badner, Daughter
  • Debbie Nielsen, Daughter
  • John Nielsen, Son-in-law
  • Michael McPherson, Son
  • Vern McPherson, Brother
  • Ronnie McPherson, Brother
  • Rickey McPherson, Brother
  • Patsy Heugatter, Sister
  • Wayne will also be lovingly remembered by he 5 Grandchildren and his 6 Great-Grandchildren.

Wayne Lavern McPherson

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