Thomas Wayne Satchell


Mr. Thomas Wayne Satchell entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the age of 67. He was born in Northampton County on Aug. 19, 1954. He was the son of the late George Berlin Satchell and the late Ella Virginia Bailey Satchell.

He joined Union Baptist Church in Eastville at an early age, and most recently was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Orange, Va., where he served as a trustee. He was educated in the Northampton County Public Schools and later graduated from the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science. In 1980 he opened Satchell’s Funeral Service Inc., accomplishing a lifelong dream, which he owned and operated for an incredible 42 years.

Wayne Satchell is preceded in death by his brother, Alvin Satchell Sr.

Wayne leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 47 years, Eloise Satchell; daughter, Stephanie Morris, and husband, Nathan; four siblings, Clarence Satchell Sr. and wife, Malichea (Betty), Marvin Satchell Sr., Elizabeth Spady and husband, Eugene, and Gerald Satchell; three uncles, Caleb Satchell, Elliott Masters, Ernest Satchell and wife, Elsa; one grandson, Myles Morris; his very best friend, Allen Jennings; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A viewing was held Friday, June 24, 2022, and again on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Satchell’s Funeral Service Inc., 118 E. Church St., Orange.

The funeral was held Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Shady Grove Baptist Church, 21024 Piney Woods Road, Orange.

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