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Wayne George King Sr

Wayne King Sr Obituary

Wayne George King, Sr, 86, of Ashland died on Feb 14, 2023 at home with his family by his side, following a period of declining health.

He was born in Meredith New Hampshire on Dec 9, 1936, the son of Bernard and Lucille (Hamm) King.

Wayne spent his early years in Center Harbor where he attended the One Room School House.   He was a graduate of Laconia High School. Following his school years, he was employed by Scott & Williams in Laconia; was a self-employed Logger for many years and was employed by LW Packard Woolen Mill for many years.

He enjoyed fishing, country music, Johnny Cash and he loved his cats and dogs. 

He was predeceased by his wife Gladys (Pike) King.

Wayne is survived by his longtime partner, Maureen ‘Minnie’ Havlock of Ashland, his daughters Katherine Poehler and partner Butch Smith of Sanbornton, Elizabeth Sargent of Tilton, Helen King of Holderness, Heidi Thompson of Queensbury, NY. His son Wayne King Jr., and wife Patricia of Franklin, 19 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, his sister Evelyn Taylor and husband Jim of New Hampton, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Burial was held in Green Grove Cemetery in Ashland New Hampshire on Feb 21, 2023   A celebration of Life will be held at a time to be announced.

Donations may be made to the NH Humane Society, 1305 Meredith Center Rd., Laconia, NH 03246.

Dupuis Funeral Home, Ashland is handling the arrangements.  For more info, go to

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