Joseph "Wayne" Fender, age 58, from White Hall, MD passed away suddenly on June 22, 2022.
Wayne leaves behind many loved ones, friends and family. Wayne met his wife and the love of his life, Kristina through their shared passion for horses. Where there were two trails their love brought them together to create a single trail. They rode off into the sunset to create a life filled with love, fun and happiness, never looking back.
Wayne's legacy will live on through his daughter, Livia Pattman. Livia was Wayne's pride and joy and she and her husband Kyle gave Wayne his most cherished gift in his 2 grand daughters, Savannah (3) and Mackenna (8 months). Wayne was their Pop and they were the light of his life.
Surviving him are his siblings Cindy, Kevin Terri and Timmy as well as many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Preceeding him in death by his parents, Helen and Joe Fender along with his late brother, Mike.
A farrier by trade, Wayne made a difference in the lives of countless horses and owners. His calm gentle demeanor could subdue the most nervous horse. Wayne was a trusted and respected professional in numerous barns throughout Maryland and Pensylvania.
It was the same calm demeanor, sense of humor and loving heart that attracted thousands of friends to him. If you knew Wayne, you loved Wayne. Wayne was a member of The League of Maryland Horsemen and Valley Lea riding club. He was always ready for the next gathering or trail ride.
Being true to his free spirit and his love of a party, in lieu of funeral services a celebration of life will be held on August 27, 2022. Details to be posted when available.