Patricia J. Waymire

1940 - 2021

Yellow Springs


WAYMIRE, Patricia J., 80, of Yellow Springs, entered the joy of her Lord and Savior Jesus Chris on Easter Sunday, Apr. 4, 2021. She was born to Alfred & Gladys VanScoyk on Nov. 30, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio. Pat graduated from Vandalia Butler High School in 1958 and Miami University (Ohio) in 1962. She was a member of the Clifton Presbyterian Church for 44 years, where she served as an elder and deacon. Pat was a wonderful cook and truly enjoyed organizing and entertaining others at home and at her church, where she organized countless spaghetti dinners. Her skills were demonstrated numerous times in The Taste of Home magazine where she served as an editor for over 25 years. She also was known for her homemade Christmas chocolates. Pat thoroughly enjoyed mailing cards to family & friends for every occasion and holiday. Pat had incredible compassion and a heart of a servant. Together with her husband, they worked to build a farming operation and The Little Miami Flower Company which she dedicated most her life.  Preceded in death by her brothers-in-law, Robert Barnes & Ralph Waymire. Survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, John Waymire; son, Chris Waymire (Maria); daughter, Amy Waymire; twin brother, Steve VanScoyk (Linda); 5 grandchildren, Tim, Drew (Emma), Audrey, Kayla & Alyssa; many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. A private memorial service will be held at the Clifton Presbyterian Church. Family and friends are welcome to attend a celebration of Pat’s life at 12 noon on Friday, Apr. 9, at the Waymire Farm. If desired, memorial contributions can be made to either: Clifton Presbyterian Church, PO Box 103, Clifton, OH  45316 or Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Arrangements entrusted to the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, Vandalia. To leave a special message for the family, please visit

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Jerry and Sandra Goodbar

April 9, 2021 9:14 PM

Our sympathy to the Waymire family.  Pat was abundantly kind to Martha and Roy.  May God grant you peace and comfort. 

Paul Hazlett

April 9, 2021 10:32 AM

My condolences to all the family and friends. I never knew Pat personally but know her family. She obviously made wonderful choices in life. Her husband and children have my utmost respect and I'm sure she was a major influence as a loving wife and mother. God bless.

Tim Hines

April 9, 2021 9:51 AM

Dear John, Chris, Amy, and Maria,

I'm so sorry for your loss. Pat was such an incredible, wonderful person! She always made made my day with her positive attitude and gracious smile! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May her precious memories help fill the void.

Tim Hines

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April 8, 2021 10:58 AM
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Susan Riley

April 7, 2021 9:09 PM

Dear John and family,
So sad to hear of Pat’s passing. VanScoyk and Waymire’s bring back lots of memories on DogLeg
Road and St Paul’s Church.
With sincere sympathy,
Susan Besch Riley

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