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Wayne Edwin King, Jr.

November 10, 1963 October 22, 2018
Wayne Edwin King, Jr.
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Obituary for Wayne Edwin King, Jr.

Wayne Edwin King, Jr., 54, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018. He was born in Wichita Falls, TX on November 10, 1963 to Wayne Edwin King, Sr. and Claudia (Cookie) Faye Morten King. Wayne was a graduate of Windsor Forest High School. He attended Armstrong College on a soccer scholarship and continued his college education at the University of Georgia.

Wayne was an entrepreneur and in a family business with his brother and father. They have manufactured lightweight soil for the past 25 years. Wayne was the President of ERTH Products, the manufacturing side of the business and oversaw the workings of the plant in Plains, Georgia. Wayne championed the company to numerous achievements and awards:

Governor’s first place award in Georgia Department of Community Affairs Reduce, Reuse, Recycling Category in the Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Program

The United States Composting Council’s (USCC) composted of the year
Georgia Green Industry’s Most Valuable Player

Southern Nursery Association Environmental Leadership Award for 16 states

United States Composting Council’s Clean Water Award for programs impacting water quality

United States Composting Council’s Kellogg Award for outstanding service to the composting industry

Georgia’s Recycling Coalition Environmental Stewardship Award

Wayne lived and worked in Peachtree City for 14 years were he and his wife Lori raised their children, Lauren (18) and Trey (13). He loved life and the simple pleasures of the lake, the ocean, golf cart rides, and sports with Trey.

Wayne leaves behind his beautiful family; wife, Lori L King; daughter, Lauren King; son, Trey King; his parents, Wayne and Cookie King; his brother, Scott King; nephew, Brody King; niece, Kasey King; nephew, Vogan King; Uncle, Bob King; in-laws, Steve and Wanda Pugh; brother- in-law, Wayne Pugh; niece, Hannah Pugh; and his grandmother, Hazel Davis, as well as extended loving families.

A celebration of life will be held at Wayne’s church, Southside located in Peachtree City at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The family will receive friends after the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, Wayne would love for you to donate to a scholarship fund set up in his name to send kids to a Younglife camp. You can donate at the service or you can give by mailing in a donation to this address, Young Life Fayette County P.O. Box 2483 Peachtree City, GA 30269 - Click on Give a One-time gift. Our area is Fayette County –GA24.

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Memorial Service




1:00 PM 10/27/2018 1:00:00 PM
Southside Church

777 Robinson Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269


Southside Church
777 Robinson Road Peachtree City 30269 GA
United States

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