Wayne Alan Shull, 68, passed away Thursday, December 22, in his home in Palouse, WA.
Wayne was born in Ridgecrest, CA in 1954. Wayne’s upbringing in the arid surroundings of the Mojave Desert inspired a lifelong devotion to cultivating vibrant, green spaces. Wayne graduated from Virginia Tech in 1977 and spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer working with farmers in rural Colombia.
Wayne moved to Pullman in 1980 and retired in 2013 after a productive career caring for fruit trees. During his life Wayne begat two children who adore him and cultivated hundreds of friendships and thousands of plants. Wayne traveled extensively in Europe and South America, developing a deep interest in cooking and eating that he delighted in sharing with others. He was known to all for being dependable, kind and eager to have a good time.
Wayne is survived by his children, Annie Rose Riedinger of Palouse and Collin Shull of Moscow, and his three grandchildren Ella, Ember and Easton. If anyone would like to do anything in Wayne’s honor, his family requests that you plant flowers when the weather is nice.
A Celebration of Life is planned for April 29, 2023 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Hayton-Green Park (Palouse city Park) in Palouse, WA.
Kramer Funeral Home, Palouse, WA is caring for the family. On line condolences may be left at www.kramercares.com.
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