In Loving
Memory

Wayne Morris McIlwee

April 16, 1938 – September 2, 2023

Wayne Morris “Buddy” McIlwee, 85, of Louisa, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023. He was a native of Washington DC and raised in Northern VA by his parents, the late Wayne and Charlotte McIlwee. After high school he served in the U.S. Army, and married Alice Bettis in 1957. Wayne worked in the construction industry before starting his first contracting firm with his childhood friend, Frank Page, in Fairfax, VA, which was known as McIlwee-Page Construction Company. In 1981 he relocated to Louisa County.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Alice; three children, Alan McIlwee, Nina Mullins, and Lori Pettry (Mickey); eight grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Alvin McIlwee (Marty); sisters, Ida Mae Griffing and Bonnie Heuring; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Woodward Funeral Home, 200 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, VA 23093. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment with Military Honors will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Louisa. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. An online guestbook is available at woodwardfuneral.com.

Visitation

Location

Woodward Funeral Home

200 Fredericksburg Ave

Louisa, VA 23093

Date

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Time

10:00am – 11:00am

View Map & Directions

Funeral Service

Location

Woodward Funeral Home

200 Fredericksburg Ave

Louisa, VA 23093

Date

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Time

11:00am

View Map & Directions

Committal Service

Location

Hillcrest Cemetery

175 Oak Leaf Drive

Louisa, VA 23093

Date

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Time

Following Service

View Map & Directions

Guestbook