Robert Wayne Queen

Robert Wayne Queen

Robert Wayne Queen, 65, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017. 

Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Fred Wilson Queen and Ruth Houston Queen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Paul, Kenneth, Jimmy and Loyd; and sisters, Judy Henry and Lou Anne Stockton; and father-in-law, Jack Stamey. 

Wayne was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He was an avid NASCAR fan and loved spending time with his grandchildren. 

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Diane Stamey Queen; three children, Christopher Queen (Amy), Derald Queen (Crystal) and Chelsie Queen (Levi Devito); three sisters, Joyce Crowe of Franklin, Connie Bradley of Sylva and Janet Roberson of Buford; two brothers, Brent Queen of Franklin and Danny Queen of Lexington; five grandchildren, Dustin Queen, Gracie Queen, Bethany Queen, Brylee Thomason and Maizy Toney; mother-in-law, Florence Stamey; and several nieces and nephews. 

The family received friends Monday, March 6 at Macon Funeral Home. 

A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 7 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The Revs. Don Moffitt and Kevin Chapman officiated. Burial was in the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Cody Mathis, Jamey Mathis, Derald Queen, Levi Devito, Jamie Morgan and Jeff Southards. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Stockton, Willard Southards, Stan Southards, Kurt McCall, Derald Watts, Dick Godell and Herman Elkins. 

Memorial donations can be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church. 

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

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