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Ernest, a winter resident, and choir member of First UMC of Okeechobee, a loving husband, proud father of five. He passed away on September 22, 2023. He was also a founding member of the leather guild and he loved to fish and play golf. He was a life member of the Ernie Pyle Post VFW and the American Legion Post 64 in Okeechobee, FL.
Ernest is survived by his wife, Beatrice Way-man and children: Joyce (Glenn) Ann Sakowski, Joseph Wayman, Cheryl (David) Wagner Kirkland, and Timothy Scott Wagner.
The burial will take place in Greenwood, IN. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to First United Methodist Church of Okeechobee in his honor. You are invited to read Ernie’s obituary at stpierrefamilyfuneral.com.