Born Feb. 5, 1951, in Pine Bluff, Ark., he moved to Trinity County in 1998 from Soledad.
He served in the United States Army in Vietnam between 1971-1972. He was a painter supervisor for the California Department of Corrections in Soledad.
He is survived by daughters Angie Haynes of Chico and Krishann of Lewiston; brothers Ron of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jeff of Lewiston; stepbrother Phil Chovanec of Folsom; stepsisters Linda of El Dorado Hills and Michelle Byers of Litiz, Pa.; mother Patsy Chovanec of Sacramento; and his grandchild - David.
Preceded in death by his father John Louis England on May 29th, 2001, step-father David Arnold Chovanec on December 23rd, 2001, and his wife Karl K. England on September 8th, 2002.
Crematation was handled by McDonald-Files Funeral Chapel in Weaverville.
A Double Memorial Service (Wayne and Karla) was held in the front yard of Wayne and Karla England's home on Sunday, September 15th, 2002 for family and friends.