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Wayne F. King

May 12, 1938 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 82)


Boardman - Wayne F. King, age 82, of Boardman, died on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.

He was born on May 12, 1938 in Youngstown, OH, son of the late Thomas and Della Dudley King.

Wayne was a member of St. Dominic Parish, Youngstown and had worked as a schoolteacher for several local school systems.  He was a standout football player and was inducted into the East High School Athletic Hall of Fame, as well as the Liberty Athletic Hall of Fame for his coaching.  While at Liberty Schools, Wayne was most proud of the student-athletes he coached in football, track, and cross country.  His 1973 track and cross-country teams excelled with both individual and team Ohio State championships. 

Wayne is survived by his wife, Kay Blackwood King, whom he married on August 6, 1966; three sons, David (Pamela Marshall) King, Thomas King, and Wayne King; sister, Charlene Porter, and two grandsons, Brandon King and Cameron King.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Viola Anzevino and two brothers, Thomas, and Robert King

The family will receive friends on Monday, January 4, 2021 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.  Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks will be required.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Dominic Parish, with Father Vincent De Lucia officiating.  Again, social distancing guidelines will be followed and mask will be required.

Burial will take place at Oakdale Cemetery, Leetonia.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Dominic Parish, Youngstown.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.

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January 4, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home
28 North Main Street
Columbiana, OH 44408

Funeral Mass
January 5, 2021

10:30 AM
Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home
28 North Main Street
Columbiana, OH 44408


St. Dominic Parish
77 East Lucius Ave., Youngstown OH 44507

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