Thomas Wayne Audas


A Celebration of Life for Thomas Wayne Audas, 62, of Overton, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday September 15, in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6 until 8. Mr. Audas completed his earthly journey on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Wayne was born on October 27, 1954 in Kilgore to Thomas and Patrice Audas. He graduated from Deer Park High School. After completing high school, he joined the U. S. Army and dutifully served during the end of the Vietnam War. Six months after he completed his tour with the U.S. Army he enlisted in the U.S Navy and faithfully served until his honorable discharge.

Wayne attended Kilgore College and graduated with several associate’s degrees. Later in life he joined the Desperados Motorcycle Club. Wayne enjoyed spending time with his club brothers, his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Donnie Audas and his wife Kelly of Kilgore, Daniel Audas of Virginia, Derik Audas and his wife Katie of Kilgore; grandchildren, Tessa, Brooklynn, Devin and Lincoln, all of Kilgore; siblings, Mark Audas of Kilgore and Sharon Fairchild of Houston. Also left to carry on his legacy are numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other loving family members.

Wayne is preceded in death by his parents.

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