Wayne served at Whitby and Downsview Detachments and Toronto GHQ before retiring as a Staff Sergeant from Sudbury Detachment on January 31, 1998. Wayne is survived by his wife, Sylvia and children Erika and Chris, step-daughters Michelle, Kerra and Lisa;  brother of Patti Davis, Regional Finance and Administrative Assistant, North Bay; cousin of Randy Nethery, OPP Sergeant, Highway Safety Division, Sault Ste. Marie and Christopher Nethery, OPP Provincial Constable, In-Service Training – Career Development Bureau, Sault Ste. Marie.