Kenneth Wayne Avery, Sr., 74, passed away on February 10, 2019 in Annapolis, Maryland. Wayne was born in Durham, North Carolina to the late Henry Avery and Viola Stansbury Onkka.
Wayne worked as a car salesman for 50 years and was a member of the Prince George’s County Crime Solvers for many years. He was also an avid Washington Redskins and Washington Nationals fan.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara, three children; Barbara Harmel and her husband Steve of Davidsonville, Wayne Avery, Jr. and his wife Katy of Edgewater and Wynee Zehner and her husband Marty of Millsboro, Delaware. Wayne was the loving grandfather to 9 grandchildren; Laurie, Janet, Amy, Stephen, Carl, Nicole, Rachel, Mary and Sarah, as well as ten great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many other family members and friends.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11am at the Holy Family Catholic Church Chapel, 826 W. Central Avenue in Davidsonville, MD. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dare to C.A.R.E Foundation, 2002 Medical Parkway Suite 520 Annapolis, MD 21401 or online at daretocare.us