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Charles "Waylen" Lauderdale

Charles Waylen Lauderdale passed away on July 4, 2024, at the age of 87. Charles was born October 1, 1936, in Alabama, to the late Willard and Laura Lauderdale. He is survived by his beloved wife Beverly Lauderdale née Moehlmann of Defiance, Missouri; son, Steven Michael Lauderdale; daughter, Stacy Lynn Butler; two sisters, Fayrene Lauderdale, Marie Anntoinette Lauderdale; grandson, Mark Charles Laurderdale, Jr.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Mark Lauderdale; 3 brothers, Marion Donald Lauderdale, John Paul Lauderdale, and Willard Macarthur Lauderdale; two sisters, Maxine Estelle Lauderdale, Syril Maylene Lauderdale.

Waylen was married to his beloved wife Beverly for 46 years. He was an avid vegetable gardener and enjoyed trips to Las Vegas. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

There are no services scheduled at this time.