Wayne A. Pike, 80, of Staunton, Illinois - formerly of Worden, Illinois, passed away at 12:30 AM on Monday, July 9, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois. He was born on September 2, 1937 in Madison County, Illinois, the son of the late Ralph & Elizabeth (Best) Pike. He was married to Eva Steinhuer on November 26, 1988 at the Worden Christian Church in Worden, Illinois & she survives. Wayhe was employed as a truck driver at Amoco Oil in Wood River, Illinois for many years & was a member of Teamsters Local #525 of Alton, Illinois. He was also baptized & a member of the Worden Christian Church in Worden, Illinois, & enjoyed trail-riding & being with his horses & mules. Wayne also enjoyed hunting & fishing.
Besides his wife, he is survived by 8 children - Bob Pike of Mt. Olive, IL; Steve Pike of Litchfield, IL; Jamie Pike of Staunton, IL; William (Patty) Miller of Staunton, IL; Eric (LeAnn) Miller of Walshville, IL; Cindy (Tom) of Raymond, IL; Annette Thickpin (companion Wayne); & Patricia Martino of Staunton, IL; 12 grandchildren; many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, & cousins. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 sisters - Bonnie, Ruth, Thelma, Virginia, & Judy; & 2 brothers - Dale & Rich Pike.
A Memorial Graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Worden City Cemetery in Worden, Illinois. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.