Wayne R. Conwell, age 78 of Albuquerque NM, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, July 9, 2023. Wayne was born March 20, 1945, in Albuquerque NM to E. Claire McDonald and Louis Conwell. He served 4 years in the US Navy Submarine Service. After his service he attended the University of New Mexico earning a BLS in Chemistry and Biology. Wayne served 13 years on Albuquerque Police Department. He developed his love for cooking after spending 4 years in management at Furs Cafeteria. He finished his career retiring from the State Racing Commission.
Left to cherish his memories, his wife Carla Conwell, children Nikolyn Conwell, Wayne Conwell and wife Keiko, Amanda Northington and husband Joel, and Thomas Conwell. Grandchildren Natasha Murillo and husband David, Cynthia Northington, Preston Northington, Taiga Conwell. Great-grandchildren Hailee Murillo, Bridgette Murillo, Jericho Murillo, Kayden Murillo. Brothers John Conwell and wife Valora, Wade Conwell and wife Maxine. Sister Carolyn Conwell. 2 Uncles Ross McDonald and wife Barbara and David McDonald and wife Nikki and numerous nieces nephews and cousins .
Wayne is proceeded in Death by his mother Claire Rose, stepfather Howard Rose and his father Louis Conwell.
Services will be held Wednesday July 26, 2023, at Legacy Church at 9:45 am. at 4701 Wyoming Blvd. Burial will follow services at Sandia Memory Gardens Cemetery.