Wayne Edmond Painter

July 17, 1946April 23, 2019

Wayne Edmond Painter, 72, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Augusta County on July 17, 1946, a son of the late James Edmond and Earl Bernice (Harris) Painter.

Wayne was a graduate of Riverheads High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Wayne worked for G.E., DuPont and most recently as an Electrical Assistant for the city of Staunton. He was a member of Mount Joy Church. Wayne was an avid sports fan; he was inducted into the Riverheads High School Hall of Fame in 2002 and spent much of his time coaching many youth baseball and football leagues.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Terasa Melinda “Teddy” (Nuckols) Painter; children, Angie Clymore (David), Lana Painter (John Keys, III), Wayne Edmond “Chip” Painter, Jr. (Brittany Dotson); brother, Clayton “Pete” Painter (Kathy); grandchildren, Ashley Defibaugh, Lauren Clymore Rathburn (Wes), Zach Clymore, Lottie Obst and Peyton Mays; great-grandchildren, Bailey Blackwell and Chance Rathburn; special nephew, Kit Painter; as well as numerous extended family; special friend, Buddy Holbert; as well as additional friends throughout the Riverheads Athletic Community.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Mount Joy Church in Raphine, with Rev. David Taylor officiating.

Following the service, the family will receive friends in the church’s social hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Wayne’s memory may be made to the Riverheads High School Athletics Boosters.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the staff with Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah and Dr. Dennis Hatter for their loving care of Wayne and his family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.



  • Memorial Service Thursday, April 25, 2019


  • Officiating


Wayne Edmond Painter

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Pete and Dianne Wright

April 25, 2019

Angie, David, Lauren, Wes, Chance, and Zach,
We are so very sorry for your loss. You are surrounded by our love, our thoughts, and our prayers. Your Dad left a beautiful legacy behind in you and your family. With much sympathy, Pete and Dianne

Tom Conner

April 25, 2019

Teddy and Family

You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Tom & Tish Conner

Gary Chandler

April 25, 2019

Teddy so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed watching Wayne playing football and basketball in our high school years.