Obituary: Vernon ‘Wayne’ Hyatt and Joyce ‘Marie’ Hyatt


Vernon ‘Wayne’ Hyatt, 81, died Jan. 17 and Joyce ‘Marie’ Hyatt, 82, joined her loving husband of 60 years on Jan. 18. Both passed peacefully at IU Health North after long illnesses.  Wayne served in the U.S. Navy and had an extensive career in the automotive industry. He was active in the Masonic Lodge and enjoyed reading and fishing.

Marie was a homemaker and worked in watch and jewelry sales. She liked to garden and spend time with her family. Wayne and Marie leave behind a large, loving family. Survivors include their children Cynthia, Jeffrey (Mary), Christopher (Carla) and Tracey Hyatt; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. A son, Larry Wayne, preceded them in death.