Information for Wayne Lowell Bacon
23 May, 1909 – 16 February, 1990
From the Idaho Press Tribune,
dated February, 1990
Contributed by Delilah Barnard
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Wayne L. Bacon, 80, of Nampa,
died Friday, Feb. 16, 1990, at his home. Funeral services
will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Flahiff Funeral
Chapel of Nampa. The Rev. A. Joseph Housh of the First
will officiate. Private family interment will follow at
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Bacon was born May 23, 1909, at Okfuskee,
Okla., a son of Dudley
G. and India Stevens Bacon. He grew up and attended schools
in Oklahoma. He then followed the rodeo circuits, and later
worked as a ranger in Yellowstone National Park. He married
Gladys P. Rowell on Sept. 24, 1941, at Drumright,
Okla. He was then
working the oil fields and refining plants and in the course
of his work, the lived in several different states. He
retired in 1965 and they moved to Nampa, where they have since
His favorite hobby was training and working with horses.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys, of Nampa; a son,
Ronald W. Bacon of Nampa; a daughter, India L. Byington of
Nampa; a brother, Jack Bacon of Stroud, Okla.; two sisters,
Nina Jones of Bristow, Okla., Fern Ridenour of Cushing, Okla.,
seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several
nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents,
a son, a daughter, two brothers and a sister.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9
a.m. to noon Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.