Wayde was both a momma and a daddy’s boy. From the many selfies and videos of Wayde and Fay laughing, hugging, playing pranks on each other and just hanging out, it is evident Fay was blessed with not only a son, but a best friend all rolled up into one.
Wayde and Wayne also shared a very special relationship. The two of them were often seen in photos fishing, crabbing, boating or just posing for photos upon Fay’s request.
Wayde followed in Wayne’s footsteps with his decision to not only play basketball at LSU, but also when he chose to wear the number 44 in honor of Wayne, who had worn that number when he played on LSU’s basketball team.
his bright smile that could light up any room, his positive attitude and his desire to bring joy to people of all ages. Children seemed to gravitate to him because of his welcoming spirit.
He often stopped to say “hello,” sign autographs, or give a high five to the innocent little eyes looking up to him. Wayde never met a stranger! Wayde was a country boy at heart who enjoyed spending time fishing, crabbing, boating, riding ATVs, mowing the lawn ("cutting grass” as we say in Louisiana aka Da Boot) or simply enjoying the sounds of nature while sitting outside with his family.
He also possessed a love for music and dancing and was often seen singing and dancing in videos. Wayde’s favorite food was wings, specifically his dad’s honey mustard wings.
Fay and Wayne have chosen to live by:
The 4 Ws...WHAT WOULD WAYDE WANT?
The 3 Fs...FAMILY, FRIENDS & FANS
SMILE, it’s what Wayde would want!
Proverbs - A lazy man don’t eat!
WE MISS YOU, WAYDE!