Wayne Elliott Wiggins, 65, of Canton, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Barberton Hospital. He was born in Massillon on July 10, 1952 to the late Leonard and Annie Wiggins and was a graduate of Massillon Washington High School.
Wayne was employed as a forklift operator with the Pepsi Company for many years. He was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church and enjoyed playing bass guitar at church and in local bands. Wayne was a very laid back guy and enjoyed spending time sitting on his porch. He loved his family deeply, especially his grandchildren. Wayne will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Linda, whom he married in 1988; children, Eddie (Malisa) Buchanan, Tomiko Wiggins, Clarissa Conley, Anneka Wiggins, Linda McElroy, Bryan (DeShaun) Buchanan and LeDair Wallace; 18 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; siblings, Robert (Priscilla) James, Carol (Cornelius) Clark, Lisbon James, Valerie McGuire and Linnett (Blake) Massey as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11am at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1909 3rd St. NE Canton, OH 44704, with the Rev. Kennedy Dennard Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10- 11am on Wednesday at the church.
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