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Wayne Thomas Boykin

September 20, 1951 - February 28, 2018

AHOSKIE, NC – Wayne Thomas Boykin, age 66, passed away on February 28, 2018 at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.

Mr. Boykin was born in Edgecombe County on September 20, 1951, a son of the late Joseph Battle Boykin and Lucille Boykin Dittrich. Wayne was a self employed house painter who took great pride in his work.

Besides his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Beth Shepherd, a sister, Betty Sue Green, and three brothers, Larry, David and Eddie Boykin.

Left to cherish his memory are two daughters, Angelique Shumate of Suffolk, VA, and Peggy Lucille Boykin of Travelers Rest, SC; a step daughter, Rozinia Monjes of Travelers Rest, SC; and a son, Thomas Wayne Boykin of Travelers Rest, SC; two brothers, Jimmy Boykin of TX, and Jake (Joyce) Boykin of Ahoskie, NC; four sisters, Emma Jean O’Gara of CA, Alice Faye Newton of Norfolk, VA, Shirley Ann (Mike) Moore of Ahoskie, NC, and Judy (Wayne) Marcum of Virginia Beach, VA; four grandchildren, Stephanie, Tommy, Nathan, and Matthew; and five great grandchildren.

A celebration life will be held at a later date.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Boykin family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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