Wayne E. Smith, 79, of Vero Beach, died Aug. 12, 2009, at his home. He was born in Charleston, W.Va., and lived in Vero Beach for 17 years, coming from his birthplace.
He served in the Air Force for 22 years, retiring as a master sergeant. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10210, Sebastian. Survivors include his sons, Marshall Smith, of Pennsylvania, and Timmy Proctor, of Charleston; daughter, Liza A. Laycock, of Metairie, La.; brother, Richard Smith, of Vero Beach; sister, Carol M. Smith, of Vero Beach; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Sue Smith.
Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach.