PSG-E7 (Ret.) Wayne E. Lange, age 85, of Clarksville, TN passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at his home. He was born on February 8, 1937 in Highland Park, MI, to the late Rudolph and Audrey Michie Lange. Wayne retired after proudly serving his country in the United States Army. During his military career, he was awarded the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Master Parachute Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal 5 Awards, Army Commendation Medal, and Vietnam Cross of Gallantry W/Palm. Aside from work, Wayne thoroughly cherished spending time outdoors, camping and hunting.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Deborah Lange and Audrey Moore; brother, Dean (Kathy) Lange and family; grandchildren, Johnathan (Glenna) Loatwall, Melinda Loatwall, Kerri (Nick) Morphis, Richard Smoot, Stephen Palmer, Mary (Russ) Moore, and Aaron (Tara) Moore; great-grandchildren, Sky Morphis, David Smoot, Austin Loatwall, Raven Cochran, Danielle Beltran, Sean Palmer, Destiny Moore, Zachery Moore, Brayleigh Moore, Asher Moore, Lorelai Smoot, and Amerie Downing.
A funeral service will be held at Gateway Funeral Home on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Reverend Stewart Salyer will officiate the service. Burial will follow immediately after the service at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Clarksville, TN.
Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting gatewayfh.com.