Roy Ellsworth Wayne III, 68, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on May 27, 2022. Roy was born in La Jolla, California on May 1, 1954 to Roy Ellsworth Wayne JR and Joy Gail Hutchinson-Wayne.
He is preceded in death by his father; his sister Pamela Grubb; and his brother Lance McKinney.
He is survived by his loving wife Victoria Wayne; his children Dylan Morse, Nicole Wayne, Thad Morse, Bryan Wayne, and Daniel Wayne; his grandchildren Austin Wayne, Nathan Morse, Gavin Cowan, Genevieve Morse, Aiden Morse, Lily Wayne, Avery Wayne, and Luis Sanudo; his mother Joy Gail Piburn and step-father Jim Piburn; and many extended family and friends.
Roy was a member of the Little Rock Zoological Society. He was a graduate of Crawford High School in San Diego, California, Cuyamaca College, and San Diego Community College. He had worked as a roofer, a mechanical Engineer, and as an employee at the Little Rock Zoo. He was a hard worker and had been honored as employee of the year. He will be missed by all that knew him.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to his favorite place to work; the Little Rock Zoo in his honor.
A Family hosted Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.