He was born in Litchfield, Illinois, on September 21, 1989 to Johnny T. Schmedeke and Paulene L. Schmedeke.
He was engaged to Renae Bullard of Waynesville, Missouri.
Waylon graduated from Cabool High School in 2008.Waylon worked as a CNA then got into construction work.
Waylon is survived by his children Brody, Brady, and Brylee of Willow Springs, Brixon of Waynesville, and Remington of Mtn. View, Missouri; his father, Johnny of Elk Creek; his mother, Paulene of Elk Creek; brothers Bo (Elizabeth) of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and Justice (Shira) of Cabool, Missouri; his grandmother, La Donna Schmedeke of Atwater, Illinois; also several uncle and aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather Johnny Schmedeke of Atwater, Illinois, and maternal grandparents Paul and Cloretta Sronce of Plainview, Illinois.
Services were held at Elliott-Gentry Funeral Home in Cabool on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.