Mr. Slark was born in Ohio and the son of Betty Slark of Lucasville, Ohio and the late Calvin Slark.
Wayne attended a University in Ohio. He was the founder of H20 Industries. He had been in water treatment for over 40 years. In those years he designed thousands of water treatment systems including two Patents. He loved racing. He started Sprint Car and moved on to race in the Winston Cup Series. Wayne was married to the love of his life for almost 28 years. He was a kind, honest, loving man with a wonderful sense of humor! Most important he loved his family with all his heart. In addition to his mother and wife, survivors include children and grandchildren, Buffey Preciado, Cody Preciado, Cameron Smith, Hannah Smith, Haley Smith, Hunter Preciado, and Alaya Preciado, all of Kingsport; sister and brother-in-law, Carol & Ted Maze; two brothers, David Slark and Dale Slark; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Garland James officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Maple Lawn Cemetery. Friends are requested to meet at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home at 10:30 am.
Pallbearers will be Cameron Smith, Cody Preciado, Hunter Preciado, Tyler McCoy, Jeremy Tipton, Joe McCoy and Scott Tipton. Honorary pallbearers will be Ken Baldwin, Glen Tomkins, Dick Powell, Tom Jessee, Ray Conkin and Mike Whitehead.
Condolences may be sent to the Slark family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821