Edward “Wayne” Andrews, age 85, of Lookout Valley, TN passed away Thursday evening, March 28, 2019. Mr. Andrews was a retired Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he proudly served for 20 years. He was also a master mechanic and worked as an inspector at Combustion Engineering and Pyramid of Chattanooga. Mr. Andrews was a faithful member of the Lookout Valley Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, superintendent, and a founder of the Bus Ministry. He was a devoted Christian who loved to serve the Lord. A passionate man who was dedicated to his family, friends, and country.
Preceded in death by his parents Baxter Coleman and Nancy Ruth Andrews; previous wife Carolyn Beard Andrews; great-grandson Colton Scott.
Surviving include his wife Betty Joyce Andrews of Lookout Valley, TN; son Edward Wayne (Nancy) Andrews, Jr. of Valdosta, GA; daughter Donna (Don) Scott of Red Bank, TN; grandchildren Michael (Ashley) Andrews; Brian (Ashlynn) Andrews; Kara Andrews; Wade Scott; Andrew (Julie) Scott; Caleb Scott; step-sons Steve (Carolyn) McCamy and Tony (Emily) McCamy; step-grandchildren Rachel McCamy, Melissa Harvey, Lexie McCamy, Jason Moore; sister Jeanette (Sam) Lambert of Jasper, TN; 9 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Lookout Valley Baptist Church with Dr. Alan Johnston and Pastor Troy Walliser officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery at 12:30 PM with full Military Honors. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the Lookout Valley Baptist Church. Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton, GA.
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