Wayne Thomas Fleming Monday, August 4, 1952 - Saturday, April 8, 2017
Queensbury - Wayne Thomas Fleming, 64, died April 8, 2017, at Community Hospice Inn at St. Peter's in Albany, after a brief illness. Wayne graduated from Fort Ann Central High School, Andrews University and received his MBA from Marymount University.
After his college graduation, Wayne joined the Marine Corps., where he served with distinction for over 20 years. He was a highly decorated Marine, retiring as a Lt. Colonel in 1996. At the time of his death, he was still teaching part time at SUNY Adirondack.
Wayne came to live with Russell and Lillian Taylor of West Fort Ann while still a teenager, and was forever after considered a beloved son to them. He is survived by his two sons, Anthony Fleming of NY; Nathaniel Fleming of VA; sister Terri (Taylor) and Larry Peters of WA; brother Larry Taylor and Caroline of AR; Uncle Len and Aunt Laura Taylor of West Fort Ann, NY; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wayne's memory, to Holt International, his favorite charity for the orphans that he sponsosred. Holt International, P.O. Box 2880, Eugene, OR 97402.
A graveside service will take place May 30, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Saratoga National Cemetery in Saratoga, NY.