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C N "Kirk" Wayne, Jr.

Vienna, VA

On Monday, January 7, 2019 C. N. "Kirk" Wayne, Jr. passed away at his home in Vienna, VA at the age of 71.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Linda Kay High of Gaston, NC and his devoted furry pal Baxter.

Kirk was born on November 5, 1947 in Whiteville, NC. He graduated from Whiteville High School in 1966 and Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC in 1970.

Upon graduation, Kirk began his career with Tobacco Associates in Raleigh, NC as a field representative. In 1974, he and Linda were married and he began traveling internationally promoting U.S. flue-cured tobacco, visiting more than 50 countries over the span of his career. In 1975, he was promoted to the Washington Office as the assistant to the president and later vice president. In 1979, he was elected president of Tobacco Associates until he retired in March 2017. During his career he served on numerous boards and committees.

A visitation of friends and family is scheduled for January 30 from 7-9 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 W Broad St., Falls Church, VA. Preceding will be a small reception 5-6:30 p.m. in his home for family and out of town guests.

In the spring, date to be determined, there will be a Memorial Service/Reception in Whiteville, NC for family, friends and colleagues in the tobacco industry to celebrate his life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Boys & Girls Homes of NC, PO Box 127, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 or .
Published in The News & Observer on Jan. 13, 2019
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