Herbert Wayne Foote
9/2/1927 - 1/2/2021

 

Herbert Wayne Foote, 93, of Campbell passed away on January 2, 2021 in Commerce, Texas.  He was born on September 2, 1927 to Carroll Aubrey Foote and Marie Pearl Hartwell Foote in Winters, Texas.  He married his high school sweetheart, Louise Francis Backus on June 19, 1947 in Campbell, Texas.  Louise preceded him in death on September 21, 2015.  They celebrated 68 loving years together.

Wayne was an auto mechanic at Barkleyís Garage in Greenville for forty years.  He restored vintage cars and even built a vehicle or two and a few go-carts, much loved by his grandchildren.  He could build or fix just about anything.  He was a loving father and grandfather and enjoyed growing and sharing vegetables and watermelons from his garden.  He was a devout Christian who loved sharing the gospel with others.

He is survived by four children: Linda Louise Dawson and husband, Dennis; John Edward Foote and wife, Martha, Martha Ann Roberts and husband, Richard, and Carol Elaine Harrison.  Grandchildren include James Dawson and wife, Kristi; David Dawson and wife, Nicki; Joshua Dawson; Rachel Foote Carter and husband, Chris; Parker Foote and wife, Jade; Trent Parrish, Paige James and husband, Keith; Wendy Kessler and husband, Robert; Zachary Harrison, Nicholas Harrison, and Blake Harrison.  In addition, he is descended by 19 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by two brothers, Carroll Foote, Jr and wife, Amy, Earl Foote, and two brothers-in-law, Wayne Backus and wife, Margie; and Dr. Kirby Backus and their families.

Preceding him in death were is parents, his wife, his wifeís parents, Percy and Ludia Backus, two brothers, Harold Foote and Lynn Foote, brotherís-in-law, Henry Backus, Thomas Backus and Mason Backus and sisterís-in-law, Doris Foote, Paula Backus, Hortencia Backus and Nelda Backus.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.  Burial will be in Brigham Cemetery in Campbell.  Coker-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.




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