Wayne C. “Dog” Hibbard, age 76, of Greenwood, died peacefully on June 15, 2017, at the Clark County Living and Rehabilitation Center in Owen. A celebration of life will be held at Parkway Pines Supper Club, N10005 Hwy. 73, Greenwood, on Sat., July 8, 2017, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Wayne Clair Hibbard was born Oct. 17, 1940, in Marshfield, to Harlowe and Anita (Meyer) Hibbard. He graduated from Colby High School in 1958 and then attended UW-La Crosse. Wayne served in the U.S. Army from Jan. 23, 1961, to Oct. 29, 1963, being stationed overseas in Africa and Europe. In 1967, he was united in marriage to Arlene Shoop in Illinois. They later divorced. Wayne spent 34 years working for Trans World Airlines, retiring in 1997. He then worked for the U.S. Postal Service and served as the postmaster in Loyal.
Wayne had many interests, but especially loved spending his time at Mead Lake, was an avid outdoorsman and just enjoyed being outdoors.
He is survived by two sons, Shane (Sandy) Hibbard of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Damon (Amy) Hibbard of Schaumburg, Ill.; five grandchildren, Nathan, Damon, Maggie, Patrick, and Sydney; one brother-in-law, Ken Schulz of Fla.; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Marlene Schulz.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation at www.diabetesresearch.org.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.
Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements.