Born and raised in Jasper county, Wayne’s experience with trees began as a child. Spending time and working with his father, Leroy, started his love for the outdoors and instilled in him the hard work and dedication it takes to grow a business and make it thrive. After working in his early 20’s for Norris Electric clearing lines, Wayne took a calculated risk and became a self-employed Snap-On dealer. Throughout these years Wayne continued to dabble in the tree business finally taking the leap to invest full time into his passion, Wayne’s Tree Service. Today WTS has grown into the top tree service in Southern Illinois. Wayne and his crew have been keeping lines maintained, trees trimmed, stumps removed, and so much more for nearly 40 years!
About the Business
Crew of hard working men and women, WTS strives to keep current in tree industry with continued education, current safety and industry standards. Optional training for all employees is regularly offered as well.
The Man That Started It All
In 1978, Wayne Wakefield decided it was time to turn his hard working mindset and hobby into a business. Wayne was raised here in Southern Illinois. He had been self-employed as a Snap-On dealer. Wayne saw the current Tree Service market and knew he could do something to make it better. He began purchasing equipment and began Wayne’s Tree Service. Today, Wayne’s Tree Service has grown to be the top Tree Service in southern Illinois. Wayne and his crew have been keeping lines maintained, trees trimmed, stumps removed, and so much more for nearly 40 years!
Premium Tree Services in southern Illinois
Wherever you may be located in the Southern Illinois/Indiana region, the hard working crew at Wayne’s Tree Service will meet your needs and exceed your expectations!
Wayne’s Tree Service is a high quality tree service. The staff is comprised of local men and women who work hard each day to keep the surrounding areas safe and beautiful. (from original page) They are regular participants in ongoing safety training and industry updates. The crews attend regular training in the industry. They utilize a wide range of the most effective and efficient equipment to accommodate jobs large to small. “In this ongoing training each crew member Has been trained on how to properly trim a tree and maintain the integrity of a healthy tree to extend its lifetime.
Wayne – Owner, Operator
Slim – Lead Foreman
Vic – Estimator, has an automobile with built in computer to track estimates, jobs, customer communication.
Tammy – Administrative Assistant
Milton – Crew Leader