Wayne Edwin ‘Shorty’ King

March 7, 2019

Wayne Edwin ‘Shorty’ King, 79, of Chandler, AZ, died March 7, 2019.  He was born February 9, 1940 in Thorntown, Indiana to Roscoe W. & Anna Mae (Walker) King.  He was previously married to Mary Lou Alter and Debbie Baim.

Wayne was a graduate of Kirklin High School.  A 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force retiring in 1979, he worked as a civilian contractor for the Air Force after his retirement.   He was a member of the Scotland Christian Church, the Frankfort Moose Lodge, the Kirklin American Legion and the Elks in Chandler where he was Elk of the year.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday March 15th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirklin, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the Kirklin American Legion, or Scotland Christian Church, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Mother: Anna Mae King of Lebanon, 2 Daughters: Rhonda (Ron) Rudd of Frankfort, Angela Alting of Frankfort,2 Sons: Cody (Dove) King and Dean King both of Chandler, AZ, Brother: Mark A. King of Frankfort, Sister: Rosalind M. King of Indianapolis, 7 Grandchildren: Ariel Rudd, Olivia Rudd, Isaac Rudd, Christopher Moore, Brandy Poole, Savanna Powers, Kalee King, 3 Great Grandchildren: Rowan, Raven, and Bailey.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his father and a great grandchild, Lily.


Leave your Condolences

4 Condolences for “Wayne Edwin ‘Shorty’ King”

  1. Cindy Kelly March 8, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers to your family!

  2. Nava, Hannah Rapp March 9, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    So sorry for your loss, he was a Great Man.

  3. Nancy C Espy and Roman Martin. March 19, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    We are sorry for the loss of our friend Wayne. Wayne was a good friend to many at the Elks Lodge 2429 in Chandler. I felt he was a kindred spirit to me as he spent time in Minot, ND at the Air Force Base and that was my hometown. ONLY THE GOOD CAME NORTH!
    Nancy and Roman

  4. Michael Helstrom March 20, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    May God Bless you and help you through your period of transition. Our Prayers are with you and your family.

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