Wayne C. Countryman, a former Baltimore Sun copy editor, died Tuesday of complications from gastrointestinal disease at his Roland Park home.
He was 60.
The son of Richard Countryman, an electronics technician, and Marilyn Countryman, a medical records secretary, Wayne Charles Countryman was born and raised in Rome, N.Y., and graduated in 1974 from the Rome Free Academy.
After earning a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science in 1978 from George Washington University, he began his career working for the Bristol Herald Courier in Bristol, Va.
From 1984 to 1989, Mr. Countryman was a city desk copy editor for the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale,...