Wayne Paris

Born in Nashville, TN on January 17, 1942

Departed on March 6, 2021 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Wayne Paris, age 79 of Springfield passed away at his home on March 6, 2021.

He was born Thomas Wayne Paris on January 17, 1942 to the late Garvin and Evie Paris in Nashville, TN. Wayne joined the United States Navy in July of 1959 and served his county proudly until his honorable discharge in 1965. He worked for many years as a maintenance supervisor before he retired to spend more time with his family. Wayne was a dedicated member of Northridge Church in White House. Over the years, Wayne enjoyed working outside planting flowers and mowing his yard. He had a talent for drawing and a later became a proficient artist at oil painting. Wayne and Debbie were fond of traveling including trips to the Caribbean’s or out west where he would get ideas for his next painting.

Wayne loved his family and was a wonderful dad that always made time for each of his children and grandchildren. Pa Pa was a source of knowledge when it came to fixing anything all you had to do was ask. He was open minded anytime his children came up with a “New” idea and would help work through all the situations and options. He was their biggest support and encourager through their life.

In addition to his parents, Wayne is preceded in death by his eight siblings.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Debora K. Paris; children, Tina (Kenneth Stephen) Paris, Terry (Junior) Arms, Joshua (Jen) Morrow and Thomas W. (Ashley White) Paris, Jr.; grandchildren, Amanda (Tommy) Lewis, Tiffany Dean, Heather (Tyler) Nicks, Brandley (Ashley) Arms, Dustin (Lauren) Arms, Ryan Arms, Tanner (Emily Burns) Arms, Travis Arms, Quinton Morrow, Isaiah Morrow, Malachi Morrow, Jordan White, Kaylee Paris, Aiden Adcock, Rylen Adcock and Delanie Adcock and animal companions, Buster, Sadie and Oscar.
A Life Celebration will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 6pm with Pastor Terry Exley and Pastor Derek Capello. Military Honors will be conducted at 5:30pm and the family will receive friends on Tuesday starting at 4pm. Online condolences can be made at www.SpringfieldFH.com.
These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172: 615-384-5437

6 Comments to Wayne Paris

  1. Sarah Shea says:

    Dear Sweet Friend Debbie,
    I am saddened by the loss of your husband Wayne. What a wonderful man and a gift to you and your family from Our Lord. I have missed you so much and your laughter, stories, hugs, prayers and your ongoing friendship. I am here for you and am thinking and praying for you, Kaylee and your beautiful family.

    I know what a prayerful person you are and I am liftin you up right now into Our Saviors Arms to give you love, peace, faith and strength that only God can Give. All of your friends love you so much and please reach out to me as you have always been there for me in thoughts, Spirit and in Life. Special love to my little Kaylee

    I love you much, Thinking of you and praying for you and the family. I am here.

    Prayers from heaven and earth,
    Sarah 🙏🐦🌷

  2. Dianne Arms Eads says:

    Prayers for peace and comfort for the family.

  3. Stephny Hathaway-Whitney says:

    Rest in Peace Mr. Wayne Paris.
    To you Debbie and the family, I am praying for you all and for the Peace of the Lord for you all!!! May the Lord God continue to bless and keep you all!!!

  4. Joyce Cooper says:

    My prayers are with you and the family. Did not know until this afternoon. I am so sorry and hope that you will reach out to me if you need to talk. I know you have to let all of this sink and in, but know that God is carrying you in His arms.

    Love you!

  5. Pamela R Polk says:

    My Dear friend Debbie (Deb),
    I was saddened to hear of Wayne your Better Half passing. There are No words express the deep shock and grief I felt for you and your family, when I heard about the sad and untimely demise of your dear Wayne your Better Half. and knowing you so long of time I know He was, undoubtedly, a man of great courage, rare virtues, and an endearing personality.
    His absence would always be felt for you and your family.
    Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
    Sincerest condolences,
    Pamela Polk

  6. Jen Morrow says:

    Such a great man! He will be greatly missed.

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