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Wayne Batson '59 July 19, 2022 1:36 PM updated: July 19, 2022 1:40 PM

Wayne Floyd Batson

April 10, 1937 ~ July 9, 2022

Wayne Batson, 85, of College Station, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2022, in College Station. Interment with Military Honors will begin at 10am, Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Memorial Cemetery of College Station / Aggie Field of Honor (Shelter), 3800 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, College Station. Celebration of Life will be at 11:30am, Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center, 3001 South College Ave, Bryan. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

Wayne was born in Houston, to his parents, Lynn Doff and Gladys Vaughn Batson. Wayne graduated from Texas A&M in 1959, with a bachelors and later to earn both his Master and Doctorate. He proudly served in the United States Army for 20 years retiring with the rank of Major. He served in Vietnam in 1967.

Wayne is preceded in death by his grandparents, Albert (Abb) and Alva Vaughn; his parents, Lynn D. and Gladys Batson; his brother, Albert L. Batson.

He is survived by his wife, Ida A. Batson; his daughters, Claire E. Ruegg, Kari and husband Randy Newtown; granddaughter, Jennifer K. Ruegg; his stepchildren, Michael Logsdon and Michelle Ingham and their children Anthony, Douglas, and Erin; numerous cousins and dear friends.


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