In Memoriam : Dayle Waddington

Dayle Waddington - age: 76
(September 20, 1940 to May 12, 2017 )
Resident of Ukiah, California

Dayle Waddington, from Ukiah, CA, passed away on May 12, 2017. Dayle was born on September 20, 1940 in San Jose, CA. He grew up in San Jose, and was very active in the Future Farmers of America. He was named American Farmer, and went to the National FFA Convention in Kansas City. He started raising Corriedale Sheep in High School. He met the love of his life, Donna Wilson, in the show ring. They married and moved to Ukiah in 1962 where they spent their life together for 55 years. He started planting vineyards with his father, and since continued with his brother Dan Waddington. Dayle and Donna raised registered Corriedale and Natural Colored sheep. They were the top Corriedale breeders in the nation for over a decade, showing and selling sheep all over the United States. He will always be remembered for the love of his family. Dayle is survived by his wife Donna Wilson Waddington, his sons Don and Dave Waddington of Ukiah, his brother Dan Waddington of Ukiah, his sisters Donalyn Fellman and Diane Heaton, his grandchildren Casey Waddington, Janel Waddington, and Colton Waddington, and a new great granddaughter Remi Grace Waddington. As per Dayle’s request there will be no services.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Corriedale Association, Secretary Marcia E. Craig, P.O. Box 391, Clay City, Illinois, 62824, Attention: Dayle Waddington Memorial Award or the charity of your choice.