Wayne Fairless began in funeral service with Garrett Funeral Home over 40 years ago. He is currently the manager of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service in Ahoskie as well as a funeral director and embalmer with Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck.
Born and raised in Hertford County, Wayne loves his community. In 1975, he graduated from Ahoskie High School before attending East Carolina University. He received his funeral directors license in 2005 and has since graduated with honors from Fayetteville Technical Community College with an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Funeral Service.
In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, working with the local florist, and drawing.