He was born on July 12, 1942 to D. C. and Violet Barnett in Waco, TX.
Wayne graduated from University High School in 1961, and immediately joined the Air Force. He proudly served for 20 years, before retiring. He was awarded a Bronze Star in part for his service in Vietnam.
He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Wayne is survived by his mother, Violet Barnett; his loving wife, Charity Barnett; children Michael Barnett (Vanessa) and John Barnett (Delana); four grandchildren; and sisters Betty Blain and Darlene Hardy(Gary).
Funeral Services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Heritage Funeral Home, Harker Heights. Interment will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 9AM to 11AM.
The actual dates for unit assignments are unknown at this time.