The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 6, 2014

Wayne Eugene House II

JOPLIN, Mo. — Wayne Eugene House II, passed away April 3, 2014, at his home in Joplin, Mo., following a sudden illness.

He was born Nov. 29, 1965, in Tracy, Calif., the son of Wayne Eugene House Sr., and Donna Jolene (Alexander) House. Wayne was a Commercial Union Contractor and was the owner of MSC Interior Systems. Wayne was a member of the Carpenters Union Local No. 311, Joplin.  

Wayne moved to the Neosho area in 1976 from California, was a 1983 graduate of Neosho High School and Missouri Southern State University in 1987 with an accounting degree with honors.

Wayne was an avid sports fan; he especially loved the St. Louis Cardinals and the Oakland Raiders.

Wayne married Tammy Dawn Horton on May 31, 1986, in Webb City, Mo. She survives.

Other Survivors include one son, Zachary House, Joplin; his parents, Wayne and Phyllis House, Neosho, Mo.; two brothers, Scott House, Santa Cruz, Calif., and Randall and wife, Whitney House, Neosho; father-in-law, Jerry Horton, Inola, Okla.; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Kim and J.J. Horton, Inola; and nephews, Slade and wife, Lauren House, Arlington, Va., and Carson Nixon-Richardson, Neosho. Wayne was preceded in death by one son, Trenton Wayne House; mother, Donna Jolene House; and mother-in-law, Linda D. Sheets-Horton.

Memorial services for Wayne will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 11, at the St. Pauls United Methodist Church, Joplin. The family will receive friends at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday evening.

The family would like to encourage that memorial contributions in memory of Wayne be made to the Faithful Friends Animal Advocates in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.

Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

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