Obituary for Wayne Leo King


Wayne Leo King

July 20, 1953 - January 5, 2020

Wayne Leo King, 66, passed away on January 5, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  He was born on July 20, 1953 in Indianapolis.  Wayne was an Army veteran having served during Vietnam as a transportation specialist in Germany.  He worked at the Fort Harrison Commissary for over 40 years where he was well known as “Smiley”.  He loved cars and motorcycles, music, animals and most of all spending time with his loved ones.  He also enjoyed working in his garage, having fires, and especially loved telling stories of his life experiences.  Wayne is survived by his wife Kathy, his 3 children; Shanan (Josh) Elkins, Jessica (Jake) King, and Justin King.  5 grandchildren; Destiny (Donald), Dairynn (Felix), Krishawn (Natalia), Samantha (Gabe), and Gavin, and 4 great grandchildren Kennedy, Krishawn Jr., Jayden, and Kairo.  He left us to be reunited with his parents Charles and Mary King, as well as friends, other loved ones, and his fur babies.


For where 2 or 3 gather in my name, there I am among them.  Matthew 18:20


For this is not a goodbye, but only a see you later!



Rita (Sayer) Lewis posted on January 9, 2020

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Rita (Sayer) Lewis posted on January 9, 2020

Going to miss him so much, he was the best brother-in-law! Always their to help any of us out when we needed anything, also going to miss his phone calls especially when he was tring to track my hubby down. You left us way to soon- we will always love and miss you😘💕oh and say hello to mom and dad for me, love sis Rita❤️

Renee Mink posted on January 9, 2020

He was a special man, who I loved like a father! I will miss him dearly, he didn’t know a stranger he was a walking encyclopedia, I swear he knew about everything. What I would do to hear just one more story!! I love you Wayne!


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