NIAGARA FALLS -- Wayne B. Tobey, a maintenance worker and an Air Force veteran, died Wednesday in Buffalo General Hospital after a brief illness. He was 59.
Born in Niagara Falls, he was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School.
Mr. Tobey served four years in the Air Force as an aircraft maintenance specialist. He also worked in maintenance for several area businesses over the years.
A fan of both the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, Mr. Tobey enjoyed building model cars.
Survivors include a daughter, Shannon; three brothers, Robert of Huntington, W.Va., Erwin of Chandler, Ariz., and Alan of Bliss; five sisters, Carolyn Luzier, Sharon Sydorowicz, Brenda Smith, Barbara McCoy and
Beverly Primerano, all of Niagara Falls; and a grandson.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Bliss Baptist Church, 3402 Main St., Bliss.