Peace, Wayne

Wayne Peace, age 77, of Wilmington passed away peacefully on July 24, 2021. Wayne, one of 5 brothers and sisters was born in Chenoa, Kentucky to the late Chester Peace and Lorena Partin. Wayne enjoyed muscle cars, drag racing and spending time with his wife, sons and grandchildren. He worked in the HVAC industry for 45 years and retired from Hillside Oil. He often selflessly serviced heaters and air conditioners for the elderly in a nearby community for free to ensure they were warm in the winter and cool in the summer. He also paid his knowledge and skills forward to younger HVAC technicians throughout his career.

Wayne was preceded in death by his sister Audrey Powell, sister Zella Breeding, brother Stanley Peace and granddaughter Kirsten Nicole Peace. He is survived by his loving wife Edith Peace; sister Eloise; sons, Matthew and Mark; grandchildren Michael, Cassie, Jenna and Ashleigh and numerous nieces and nephews. He loved his family deeply and we likewise honor him in our loving memories.

Services will be held at McCrery & Harra Funeral Home (3710 Kirkwood Hwy. Wilmington, DE 19808) on Thursday July 29 at 11 a.m. Friends and family may call beginning at 10 a.m. Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park will be private.

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