Wayne H. Smith, 82, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Community Medical Center, Toms River, N.J. Wayne spent many years as a bus driver before retiring from New Jersey Transit, Lakewood N.J.

Born in St. George, he resided in New Brunswick, N.J., before moving to South Toms River in 1960. Wayne served in the Army during the Korean War. Wayne was a member of the Civil Air Patrol at Robert J. Miller Air Park and belonged to the VFW of Toms River.

Wayne was predeceased by his parents, Calvin and Janet Smith, of Tenants Harbor, brothers Marvin “Ike” Smith of South Toms River, N.J., Linwood “Pete” Smith of Tenants Harbor and his sister, Judith A. Smith, of Portland.

He was survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Janet; two sons, Scott of Whippany, N.J., Kelly of South River, N.J.; his daughter, Kimberly, and her children, Trevor and Gabriela, of South Toms River,N.J.;  his brother, Roger Smith, of Rhode Island; three sisters, Patricia McKirdy of Danbury Conn., Carolyn MacMillan of Scarborough, Cynthia Link of South Portland,

Services will be private. Arrangements are with DeGraff Lakehurst Funeral Home, Lakehurst, N.J.