Dr. Lisle Wayne II

Dr. Lisle Wayne II

Born in New York, NY on February 9, 1936

Departed on March 3, 2019 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Dr. Lisle Wayne II of Gallatin, TN passed away Sunday March 3rd at the age of 83. He practiced at Evansville Plastic Surgical Associates for 34 years and was an active member of his community there for four decades with his beloved wife Sheila Adkins Wayne. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, and as a compassionate physician.

Dr. Wayne was born in New York, NY on February 9, 1936 to the late Teresa Garcia Wayne and Ernest Lisle Wayne, and graduated from Patti Welder High School in Victoria, TX.  He received a B.S. in 1957 from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, and remained a loyal Aggie sports fan throughout his life.

Dr. Wayne’s illustrious medical career began at the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis, TN, followed by an internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL and a General Surgery residency in Memphis, TN. Dr. Wayne was commissioned as a Major in the Air Force during the Vietnam War Era, where he was Chief of Surgery at Randolph Field Air Force base in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Wayne completed his plastic surgery residency at Duke University, and practiced at the Trover Clinic in Madisonville, KY for two years prior to his career in Evansville, IN.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Sheila Ann Adkins Wayne, sons Lisle Wayne III (Kristina) of Geneva, IL, Todd Adkins Wayne (Kendel) of Charlottesville, VA  and Kyle Justin Wayne (Haley)  of San Francisco, CA, Brother James Anthony Wayne (Tina) of Victoria, TX and grandchildren Christina Trentini Aubrey, Luciano Trentini, Giovanna Trentini, Alberto Trentini, Elisha Adkins Wayne, Eden Ann Wayne, Levi Storm Wayne, Erika Anelle Wayne,  Thomas Weatherford Wayne, and a great granddaughter Ellyanna Aubrey. Dr. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Teresa Terrell Trentini.

Dr. Wayne was an avid stamp collector and enjoyed scuba diving.  Professionally, he was a member of the  Indiana State Medical Association, life member of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the Aesthetic Society of Plastic Surgery, and American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Alexander Funeral Home  in Gallatin, TN.  On  March 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends and family prior to the service beginning at 1:00 pm. Interment will be held at a later date in College Station, TX  at the Aggie Field of Honor.

Donations, in his memory, can be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or a local chapter.   Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center  584 Nashville Pike Gallatin, TN  is in charge of arrangements 615.502.0011.


  1. John D Pulcini March 5, 2019 at 12:18 am - Reply

    We morn the loss of a friend, neighbor,and professional associate. It has been a privilege to have shared time together in this life. He brings true talent and integrity to eternity. God bless you, Lisle.

  2. John D Pulcini March 5, 2019 at 12:28 am - Reply

    We morn the loss of a friend, neighbors hbor,and professional associate. It has been a privilege to have shared time together in this life. He brings true talent and integrity to eternity. God bless you, Lisle.

  3. Tammy Davis March 5, 2019 at 4:04 pm - Reply

    I want to extend my deepest condolences for the loss of your precious loved one. I have gone through what you are experiencing now, it painful you cry and you’re sad. But you can get comfort in knowing Christ Jesus own words gives us this assurance in part it reads “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear [Jesus’] voice and come out,” (John 5:28,29). Just imagine the day you will be able to hug and kiss your precious sweet loved one. Oh, what a happy day that will be for you and your family. If you would like, more information you can visit this website (JW.ORG).

  4. Freedman family March 5, 2019 at 5:45 pm - Reply

    Sending condolences and our love in celebration of an incredibly accomplished life from the Freedman Family in San Francisco.

  5. Susan B.Dyer March 5, 2019 at 10:38 pm - Reply

    Lisle was a very distinguished and honorable doctor! We will always remember his captivating smile and how very proud he was of his children! Sharing time with Sheila and family was so special!

    Knowing Dr. Wayne enlightened all whom lives he touched. And he will be remembered as a good and caring person who loved living life! It was a privilege to have known him as a friend. The celebrating of his life will be a wonderful tribute to the person we all admired!

  6. Martha Weatherford March 5, 2019 at 10:40 pm - Reply

    To Lisle”s family – you are much in my thoughts and prayers.
    It was clear how much LIsle loved and was proud of each and everyone of you. May that give you strength and peace in the days ahead.

  7. Paul Posthauer, Treasurer SMNA March 5, 2019 at 11:17 pm - Reply

    The small community of St Michael Neighborhood Association (SMNA) in Evansville, Indiana where Dr. Wayne and his family built their home on Canterbury Drive (and where his former business partner and dear friend, Dr. John Pulcini still resides) extends our deepest sympathy for the passing of a great resident member. Our memorial for our former resident member will be directed to our local American Cancer Society chapter.

  8. Pam Stone March 5, 2019 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    Working for Dr. Wayne was such a joy. He helped so many people through his long career in Evansville, IN. I’ll always remember his big ole belly laugh and the many times he tried to get one over the Director of Surgery at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Jowan Freshwater, for being late. Good memories. Rest In Peace Dr. Wayne. You have earned it. Deepest sympathy to Sheila and his family.

  9. Gayle and Steve Markwell March 6, 2019 at 11:38 pm - Reply

    Our hearts go out to you during this very sad and difficult time in your lives. It was our blessing to have known Lisle. We extend our sincere sympathy to your family and will pray God will give you strength, and moments of peace and comfort in the days ahead.

  10. Forrest Wiseffwise02@yahoo.com March 7, 2019 at 4:45 am - Reply

    So sad to read of his passing. He came to the Sumner County Stamp Club a couple times and I really enjoyed meeting him and discussing stamp collecting with him. I didn’t know of his background, but reading his obituary, he was a very important part in peoples lives in his military career and private practice. May God comfort his wife and family during this time of loss.

  11. Sandra_richmond March 8, 2019 at 9:12 pm - Reply

    Sheila, am praying for you an your family. He was a wonderful man. I’m glad you had time to enjoy in Nashville. I extend my sincere sympathy, an will be thinking of you, each an every day! To a great friend!

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