Heather and John Metts Jr., Leslie, announce the birth of a son, Waylon John Metts. Born July 2, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Waylon joins Aubrey Metts, 20 months.

Maternal grandparents are Gary and Debbie Rees, Labadie. Paternal grandparents are Doug and Debbie Nieder and John Metts Sr., all of Union. Great-grandparents are Florence Rees, St. Louis, and the late H. Dale Rees, Sylvester and Theresa Boland, New Haven, John and Carol Metts and Alice Klepper, all of Union.