Wayne Corpening

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: mayor of Winston-Salem, North Carolina from 1977 to 1989 who as a three-term mayor oversaw the construction of the city's coliseum and downtown hotel towers, but who is also credited with expanding the downtown convention center developing the Muddy Creek waste water planet and pushing for improvements to I-40 through the city during his tenure.

 

 

Cause of death: Complications from a fall

 

Born: May 14, 1914

 

Died: April 12, 2004

 

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina