Brownstown, IN 28 July 1977 Tractor Accident

Seymour Daily Tribune newspaper, Seymour, IN
Friday 29 July 1977; Front Page; Column 1

Man Dies In B'town Mishap

A Brownstown man died Thursday after his tractor apparently ran over him along IN 135 about two-tenths of a mile south of US 50 at 9:05 a.m. Thursday.

Trooper Sargent L. Richey, of the Seymour post of the Indiana State Police, reported Carl Edmond Wayman, 82, of Brownstown R2, was pulling small bushes from along IN 135 with his tractor when he parked the tractor on a small incline. Wayman got off the tractor and the tractor started to roll down the incline, the officer reported.

Trooper Ritchey reported, "Wayman ran to the tractor and tried to climb on. The tractor apparently knocked Wayman down and then rolled over him."

Funeral Saturday

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home in Brownstown, with the Rev. Charles Julian, pastor of the Brownstown Baptist Church, officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery.

Friends may call any time at the funeral home.

Mr. Wayman was a retired farmer and he spent his entire life in Jackson County.

He was a member of the Brownstown Baptist Church and the Senior Citizens' Organization of Brownstown.

Born December 29, 1894, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Charles and Ida Vanover Wayman.

On November 8, 1916, he was married in Seymour to the former Hazel Fountain, who survives.

In addition to the widow, other survivors include three sons, Edmond Wayman, Robert C. Wayman and Joe N. Wayman, all of Brownstown R2; a brother Paul Wayman, of Seymour, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

One brother preceded him in death.
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Carl Edmond Wayman
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