SPRUCE PINE -- Paul Wayne Duckworth, 78, of McHone Road, Spruce Pine, went home to be with the Lord Thursday June 2, 2016 at his home.
Born on April 3, 1938, in Avery County, he was the son of the late Gurnie and Brazilla Brasworth Duckworth. Wayne was predeceased by two sons, Jonathan Critcher and Dwayne Duckworth; and a grandson, Shannon Duckworth.
Wayne served the Lord as a houseparent in three different children’s homes. He also loved to travel and sing with his family. Wayne was a charter member of Temple Baptist Church.