Obituary for Wayne Wilson Sr.
GRAFTON/HOPKINSVILLE,KY: Wayne A. Wilson, Sr., 53, of Hopkinsville, KY formerly of Millbury, passed away Tuesday October 24, 2017 following an illness. Wayne is survived by his son Wayne Alan Wilson II and his father John H. Wilson, two nephews, one niece and several cousins. Wayne was predeceased by his mother Alice F. (Borezo) Wilson and his brother John S. Wilson. Wayne was born July 31, 1964 in Worcester but called Kentucky home for most of his life. He was 12 years old when he began working along with his father John at his family run business, The Pro Shop and Trophy House. He was also a co-owner of Wilson Spring Grip Handicapped Bowling Ball, a member of the Hopkinsville Lions Club, Hall of Fame Member of the United States Bowling Association (USBA) and was a devoted member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church. Away from work Wayne was a fiercely loyal Boston Red Sox fan and will be remembered for the charisma that made him well liked by so many. In lieu of flowers please honor Wayne with a memorial donation to Active Day of Hopkinsville 921 N. Main St. Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or Christian County Humane Society 1229 Skyline Drive Hopkinsville, KY 42240. All are welcome to gather with Wayne’s family Monday October 30th from 4pm to 7pm at Roney Funeral Home 152 Worcester St. N. Grafton MA 01536. A funeral service will be held for Wayne Tuesday October 31st at 10:00am at the funeral home. He will then be laid to rest at Pine Grove Cemetery in North Grafton. A Book of Memories to share a memory of Wayne or message of sympathy with his family is available online at: