Jordan, Henry D. (Wayne),68, of Dallas, Texas passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 12th, 2014 with his family and friends surrounding at Presbyterian Hospital. Wayne survived a long battle with cancer that began in 1998 and only recently succumbed to the physical demands of his remission. Wayne, born in Ft. Collins, Colorado on December 3rd, 1945 enjoyed his birth state immensely. Shortly after graduating from Lakewood High School in 1963, Wayne was drafted by the United States Army where he served his country and is proudly known as a Vietnam Veteran.
After serving his country he found passion for his career in the food service industry spending more than 35 years and making countless friends. After retirement, Wayne spent most of his time doing what he loved. He enjoyed golfing, taking care of his lawn, completing crossword puzzles, and spending time with family.
Wayne is extremely proud of his children, Wendy Bates and her husband Rodney, of Dallas, TX; Lisa Hatcher Quinby and her husband Scott, of Heath, TX; Taylor Jordan, of Lewisville, TX; Madison Jordan of Dallas, TX; and his son-in-law Nathan Hatcher, of Murchison, TX. He is known lovingly as PaPa Wayne by his grandchildren, Elizabeth and Bo Bates; Landon and Crew Hatcher; and Vivian, Spohia, and Joshua Quinby. Wayne is also survived by his sisters Sandra Barclay, of Greeley, CO; Sharon Graham, of Greeley, CO; Denise Maloney, of Desoto, TX; his brother Ray Graham, of Greeley, CO; his best friend Rondy Jordan, of Dallas,TX; his nephew Colin Maloney, of Tampa, FL; and niece Kathleen Maloney, of Oklahoma City, OK; as well as his many loving extended family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held in his honor on Saturday November 15th, 2014 at 2:00 pm and is located at Aria Funeral Home 19310 Preston Road Dallas, TX 75252. Memorial donations may be made in Wayne’s name to the American Cancer Society at https://donate.cancer.org/index?campaign=NovGoogleCPCCY14&gclid=Cj0KEQiAypGjBRCPme6jmqu3gZsBEiQA8NAiIKana15DTqOsgBllHEH9YM6LKFJIBxwJibnl7lM3bWkaAr558P8HAQ
Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252