Wayne T. Micha, “Grandpa the Great,” 72, of Gomer, passed away at 8:55 a.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021, at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s. Wayne was born October 9, 1948, to Thomas E. and Edith (Humphreys) Micha who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to Paula Wade on May 31, 2003. She survives on a country estate outside of Gomer.
Wayne is survived by his children, Tom (Mindy) Micha of Elida, Jody (Rob ) Fletcher of Lima, and Angie (Travis) Hall of Cridersville; a sister Dorothy Born of Cleveland; thirteen grandchildren, Heather (Robert) Richmond, Shawn (Julie) Gossard, Alex (Sadie) Gossard, Landon (Carly) Hall, Maddie Bayne, Cole Fletcher, Lydia Hall, Gavin Hall, Joel, Megan, Brandon, Morgan, and Carly Micha; three great-grandaughters; niece, Julie Born, and nephew, Doug Born; and close friends, Larry Stewart, Dick Hefner, and John Sarber.
He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Paul Born; brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Beverley Amstutz; and close friends, Bill Thomas and Garry Stewart.
Wayne was retired from Yellow Freight as a truck driver and he was a farmer. He was a member of Gomer Congregational Church. He was also a member of the Eagles Aerie #471, the VFW Post #3035, the NRA, the Midwest Shooting Center, and the Welsh Society of NW Ohio. He loved to gather at Uncle Al’s for the morning coffee gathering. He also loved shooting, hunting, boating, snowmobiling, and 4-Wheeling. Being outdoors was where he loved to be.
Funeral Services will be on Friday, August 13, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos. Rev. Brian Knoderer will officiate. Burial will follow in Carmen Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, August 12, 2021, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and one hour before the service on Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to Hart T Farms Veteran’s Organization. In lieu of flowers, please plant an oak tree in Wayne’s honor.
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