Wayne Gaskins, 68, of Elizabethtown, Illinois died on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born on October 2, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri to Bert and Wilma Webb Gaskins. Wayne was a member of the Harrisburg First United Methodist Church, BPOE 1068, Harrisburg Jaycee’s, Illinois Funeral Directors association, National Funeral Directors Association, Quad County Funeral Directors Association and the Egyptian Funeral Directors. Wayne owned the Gaskins Funeral Home in Harrisburg, Illinois.
Surviving are his sons, Nathan Gaskins of Harrisburg, Illinois and Justin Gaskins of Florence Kentucky; brother, Webb (Pam) Gaskins of Elizabethtown, Illinois; sister, Katie Gaskins of Harrisburg, Illinois. grandchildren, Hayden Gaskins and Lillie Gaskins; and nieces and nephews, Stephanie Deppen, Keely Stephens, Katrinka Rynder and Wesley Adams.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents; son, Travis Gaskins; and sister, Cindy Gaskins.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg, Illinois with Rev. Dewayne Taylor officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Travis Gaskins Memorial Scholarship.