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Wayne Kea

May 5, 2020


Timmonsville, SC – John Wayne “Duke” Kea, 63, passed away on May 5, 2020.

A private service will be at Florence Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Kea was born in Florence County, the son of the late Theo David and Mary Amerson Kea.  He was a Lead Welder for Vulcraft, Inc. for 37 years.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Sharon Dornsife Kea; two daughters, Kayla Watts and her husband Carl, who was a very special son-in-law and Crystal Marie (Crystal) Bonette; brother, James Kea; sisters, Jeanette Kea Cole-Richburg, Vickie (Scott) Thomas; his three loving grandchildren, Taylor, Kylee and Noah Poston.  He has a special relationship with Allen “Bobo” Jordan that was like a son; and his Feline companion, “Moma Kitty”.  Wayne is preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Russell Kea.

You are invited to sign the guestbook at
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC. 




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