Wayne B. Gourley, 43, of Youngsville, Pa., passed away Saturday December 21, 2013 at the Warren General Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack.
Wayne was born July 19, 1970 in Kittery, MA, a son of William and Cathy (Sprague) Gourley, who survive him of Youngs-ville. He was a 1988 gradu-ate of Youngsville High School, was formally em-ployed at the Blair Corp., and currently employed at Superior Tire in Warren as a machinist. Wayne enjoyed NASCAR, NHRA, riding his Harley, 4 wheeler rid-ing, camping and spending time with his many friends. Wayne loved life and en-joyed it to the fullest. He will be missed by all that knew him.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Jeffrey Gourley of Youngsville, his mater-nal grandmother Grace Sprague of Reynoldsville, Pa. and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Ralph Sprague, his paternal grandparents Donald and Henrietta Gour-ley, an aunt, Judy Gourley, an uncle, Ronald Gourley and a cousin, Chad Painter.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday (De-cember 28th) at 1:00 p.m. at the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis St. in Youngsville, with the Rev. Rick Ham-rick, pastor, officiating. Friends will be received at the church 2 hours prior to the service.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations made be made to the Youngsville Vol. Fire Dept., 222 East Main St., Youngsville, Pa. 16371 or to a charity of choice.
The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Ser-vices in Youngsville have been entrusted with all ar-rangements.