James Wayne Shearon, 61, of Wake Forest, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. He was born in Wake County Feb. 22, 1952, the son of the late Vernon and Margie Shearon.
Wayne graduated from Wake Forest-Rolesville High School and attended N.C. State University where he studied Electrical Engineering. He worked for many years at Westinghouse Electric Corp and at IBM. He later owned and operated his own business until his recent retirement.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 12, at New Light Church of God. Burial will follow in Woodland Baptist Church Cemetery.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 43 years, Barbara Alford Shearon; his son, Michael Wayne Shearon of Wake Forest; his brother, Danny Shearon and by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Brenda Shearon Davis.