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Nolan Wayne Creekmore, 78, of Lexington, previously of Fayetteville, NC, passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family. Wayne was born on October 18, 1936 in Ardmore, OK, a son of the late Clarence Creekmore and William and Lanora Hitch.
Wayne was a graduate of Compton High School, Compton, CA. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, and worked for the FAA as a Regional Manager. Wayne was a member First Presbyterian Church of Lexington, he was former Commander of the Winston Salem and Fayetteville Sail and Power Squadron. He was a Worthy Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star, and member of the Masonic Lodge in Panama Canal Zone, and the Shriners. Wayne was also an amateur radio operator. Wayne enjoyed golfing, but was happiest when on the water in one of his many boats.
In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Creekmore.
Wayne is survived by his wife of over 53 years, Rebecca Mills Creekmore, who he married on April 2, 1961. Sons, Todd Mills Creekmore (Beth), Terry Matthew Creekmore (Diane), Troy Mitchell Creekmore; daughter, Tara Creekmore Witham (Donald). Grand children: Meagen and Zachary Witham, Parker, Cameron, Peyton Creekmore and Grayson Creekmore. Brothers, Ronnie Smith and Eddie Creekmore; and sisters, Irene Hultz and Annette Creekmore.
There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church of Lexington, conducted by Pastor Lee Zehmer.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Lexington 300 South Main Street, Lexington NC 27292, ( youth group Acts Alive) or to the Sail & Power Squadron of Winston Salem or the Sail & Power Squadron of Fayetteville.
Carolina Cremation is assisting the Creekmore family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.