Wayne C. McCall
Wayne C. McCall has been a member of the law firm of Ayres Cluster Law Firm (Offices in Ocala and The Villages), since August 1973 and specializes in helping people solve the problems that arise from being injured as a result of the negligence of others.
Wayne, who was admitted to the bar in 1973, is a past member of the Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission (1986-87; Chairman, 1987), and the Fifth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (1994-1998; Chairman 1998). He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, and the Marion County Bar Association (President, 1987-88).
Wayne was born in Ocala, Florida, on December 26, 1946. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He lettered three years in football, was captain of the football team, was named to Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, to the University of Florida Hall of Fame, and to Florida Blue Key.
After spending two years in the U.S. Army (1st Lt., 1968-70), Wayne returned to the University of Florida and received his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, in 1972 where he became a member of The Order of the Coif.
He is a past president of the University of Florida National Alumni Association, is a past member of the Board of Directors of the University of Florida National Alumni Association, is a past president of the Marion County Gator Club, is a past member of the Board of Directors of Gator Boosters, Inc., is a past member of the Board of Directors of the University Athletic Association, and a member of the University of
Florida Athletic Hall of Fame. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of Leadership Ocala/Marion.
Wayne is a member of the Rotary Club of Metropolitan Ocala (President, 1991-92; 2003-04), is a past member of Junior Achievement of North Central Florida (President, 1986-87; Chairman of the Board, 1987-88) He is a past mentor for Take Stock in Children. He is a Paul Harris Fellow.
Wayne married Beth Wasson in 1975 and they are the proud parents of three children – Diana, 36, a graduate of the University of Florida, married to Josh Scroggie and mother of Collin and Grady Scroggie, living in Ocala; Melody Hardy, 34, a graduate of the University of Florida, married to John Hardy and mother of McCall Katelyn and Jack Hardy, living in Tampa,; and Matt, 32, Head Men’s Basketball Coach at UTC (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), married to Allison McCall and father to Brooklyn & Kylie McCall. Wayne and Beth have been active members of St. Paul United Methodist Church for 40 years.