Wayne W. Whitfield died on Saturday March 31, 2018 in Maurepas, Louisiana at the age of 64. He is survived by his daughter, Nicolette Whitfield of Bridge City, Louisiana; his sister, Cheryl Akridge (husband, Ray Akridge) and his brother, Norwood Whitfield. He is preceded in death by his mother, Charlene Ann Stone of Lynchburg, Virginia and his father, Norwood Emmitt Whitfield of Raleigh, North Carolina. Wayne was born on December 23, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio. After moving to New Orleans, he became skilled in carpentry and woodworking. An avid motorcycle enthusiast, he began riding motorcycles in the early 70’s and enjoyed riding long distances and customizing his motorcycles in his free time.
Relatives and friends of the family are welcome to attend and celebrate the service at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr. in Metairie, LA on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.