Wayne M Zamora

January 31, 1963 ~ September 17, 2022 (age 59) 59 Years Old


Sumter, SC ….. Wayne M. Zamora, age 59, beloved husband of Lisa Zamora, died on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Prisma Health Tuomey.

Wayne M. Zamora was born in Uvalde, TX on January 31, 1963 to Lionor and Vicente Zamora. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with all his brothers and sisters; Vicente, Mary Ann, Bart, Richard (Cathy), Ellis, Anna, and Elva. He met his wife, Lisa Malcolm, while pledging his fraternity, Zeta Beta Tau, by asking for a kiss to fulfill an initiation dare. They fell in love.

They moved to Sumter in 1991. He went to work for Phil Leventis and they formed a bond that is alive and well today. Wayne and his wife bought The Copy Shop and worked tirelessly for the Sumter community for 12-years. They sold their business and Wayne pursued his passion as Editor-in-Chief of Latin Connection Magazine. He loved his family, including all of his nieces and nephews, his honorary daughter, Lareitha, and a host of honorary grandchildren. With their family complete, they regularly enjoyed their family group chat, festivals, barbecues, and life’s adventures until his unexpected death on Saturday, September 17th, 2022. 

In addition to his wife Lisa and his mother, Lionor Zamora, he is survived by a son, Wayne P. Zamora, and his wife Cherish of W. Columbia; one daughter, Manon Zamora Barwick, and her husband BJ of Sumter; three brothers, Vince Zamora, Richard Zamora and his wife Cathy and Ellis Zamora; three sisters, Mary Ann Zamora. Anna Zamora and Elva Zamora; four grandchildren, Kairi Barwick, Lola Barwick, Mahrley Rast, Olive Zamora.

He was preceded in death by his father, Vicente Zamora, and a brother, Bart Zamora.

A Funeral service will be held on Friday September 23, 2022, at 11:00am at St. Anne Catholic Church.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 5:00-700pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may made to St. Anne  and Saint Jude Catholic Church, 216 E Liberty St, Sumter, SC 29150.

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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements. 


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