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Wayne "Mac" McCracken

January 27, 1945 - September 4, 2020

On Friday, September 4, 2020, Wayne L. “Mac” McCracken, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at age 75, surrounded by family.

Wayne was born on January 27, 1945 in Cameron to Joe and Theo (Wellman) McCracken. He joined the Army in 1964 serving honorably for three years. On December 17, 1964, he married Phyllis Marcum. They have lived in Moundsville since 1967 and raised two children, daughter Rhonda (Jim) Bolyard and son Brett (Samantha) McCracken. He has three grandchildren, Broderick and Heath Bolyard, and Daria McCracken.

He retired from Ormet Aluminum Plant after 30 years. Following his retirement, Wayne drove school bus for Marshall County Schools. He was a member of the former Trinity Baptist Church and of the American Legion, Post 18 of Cameron.

Wayne had a passion for Ford vehicles, coaching girls softball, camping, playing cards, and attending swap meets and flea markets. Often combining all on a summer night in WV or OH with friends and family.

Wayne is preceded in death by his father Joe, mother Theo and brother Denny. He is survived by his wife Phyllis, his two children Rhonda and Brett and his brothers Milton (Linda), Dale (Susan), Roger (Kathleen), Terry Joe (Cathy), and Rodney (Nancy), as well as sisters-in-laws Barbara (Terry) Cumpston and Debra Minton.

A private service will be held at the family’s request. Memorial donations may be made in Wayne McCracken’s name to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH, 43943 or by clicking here.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at Valley Hospice for their care and compassion.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

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