Private burial for Wayne Mercer, 94, Lawrence will be held at a later date. Wayne passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
Wayne was born on November 18, 1926 in Bush City, KS.
Wayne owned and operated the South Bank Barber Shop in Lawrence for many years.
He married Vera Lea Mercer on August 28, 1949 in Hutchinson, KS. She preceded him in death on December 11, 2017. He was also preceded in death by his son, Dennis Mercer.
Survivors include one sister, Wanda Schmidt, Smith Center, KS; primary caregivers, Diane (Ron) Hazen, Lawrence and Debbie Burke, Lawrence; long-time Friday lunch Buddy, Smitty; a niece, Rexanna (Bill) Sanders, Lawrence and many other nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary. To post a condolence go to warrenmcelwain.com.