Thomas Wayne Caylor

May 12, 1956May 5, 2019

Waynesville, NC - Wayne Caylor, age 62, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Asheville Specialty Hospital. He was born in Haywood County on May 12, 1956 to the late Lonnie and Leona Dills Caylor.

Wayne enjoyed woodworking and painting. He was honored to be able to care for his mother the last five years of her life. This inspired him to obtain his CNA certification and pursue a career at Silverbluff Nursing Home.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by sister, JoAnn Evans.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Vickie Caylor; two sons, Justin James and Steven James and wife, Kirby; three grandchildren, Keegan, Colton, and Sawyer; brothers, Hayden Caylor and wife, Glenda, Willard Caylor and wife, Alice, and Paul Caylor; sister, Louise Caylor; brother in law, Don Evans; several nieces and nephews; and his two Yorkies, Bo and Luke.

A memorial service will be held at 4 pm Sunday, May 12 2019 at Garrett Funeral Home with Rev. Tracy Smith officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday prior to the service from 2 to 4 pm at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the care given to them from the Asheville Specialty Hospital Staff.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ratcliffe Cove Baptist Church or the Haywood County Animal Shelter.

Garrett Funeral Home is caring for the Caylor family. A message of comfort may be made to the family at


  • Visitation Sunday, May 12, 2019
  • Memorial Service Sunday, May 12, 2019


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Juanita Gaddis

May 9, 2019

Vicki and family, we are very sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Will see you Sunday. Love, Junior and Juanita

Annette Hannah

May 9, 2019

I worked with Wayne at the Truck stop many years ago. Then had the privilege to attend church with his wife Vickie and children. Such a tragedy, but what an awesome testimony he has left for us all. May God give the family Peace and comfort during this sad time. Sending Love and Prayers.

Ronald Morrow

May 9, 2019

Dear Will and family,
Sorry to learn of your loss, and our prayers with you during this time.
Ron Morrow