Wayne Haldor Sexton died April 16, 2016 at 88 years old. He was born August 28, 1927 in Minden.
Sexton served in the U.S. Navy five years during the Korean War. He graduated from Louisiana Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. He had dual residences in Baton Rouge where he worked for the State of Louisiana helping to design and build bridges, damns and reservoirs. He traveled back to Minden every other weekend to be with his family. He received his Master’s Degree while working for the Department of Transportation and Development.
Sexton was preceded in death by his mother, Olie Baugh Sexton, his father, Robert Morris Sexton Sr., his brother, Robert Morris Sexton Jr., his sisters Dorothy Laverne Sexton Crossan, Adonna Mozell Sexton Carter, Olie Elizabeth (bebe) Sexton Pendleton Rowell, his grandmother, Mildred Mae (Mamie) Geren Baugh and his grandfather Eldridge Baugh Jr.
Sexton is survived by his sister, Mamie Claire Sexton Rose of Salem, Oregon, 25 nieces and nephews, 25 grand nieces and nephews and a host of great-grand nieces and nephews.
Sexton donated his body to LSU Health and Science Center and no funeral will be held.