Obituary of Wayne Steven Gourley
Mr. Wayne Steven Gourley, age 38 a resident of Auburndale passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 while on a cruise with his wife & sons. Mr. Gourley was born October 14, 1980 in Florissant, Missouri to Charles Montgomery and Jaclyn Marie (Armstrong) Gourley, Jr. He was a resident of Auburndale since 2007 coming from Kissimmee, FL. Wayne graduated from Bowie High School in Texas then continued his education at West Texas A & M University graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater. Wayne was a Computer Network Manager for the Polk County School Board. Schools where he worked Westwood Middle, Tenoroc High, Auburndale Central and Eastside Elementary. He was a member of The First Baptist Church at the Mall in Lakeland. He enjoyed helping people, computers, puzzles and going to Disney but most of all he loved his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; paternal grandparents and maternal grandparents. Wayne is survived by his loving & devoted family; Wife of 12 Years: Lisa Gourley of Auburndale, 2 Sons:Aiden Gourley of Auburndale, Camden Gourley of Auburndale, 2 Brothers: Michael Gourley of St. Peters, Missouri,Mark (Amy) Gourley of St. Peters, Missouri. 3 Nephews: Matthew, Brad & Evan. 2 Nieces: Zoe & Aria, Father-in-law & Mother-in-law: Larry & Christine Nelson of Auburndale. Brother-in-laws & Sister-in-Laws: Mark & Sonja Lowe of Auburndale. Joey & Stephanie Perez of Lakeland.
Funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, June 29th at the First Baptist Church at the Mall, 1010 East Memorial Blvd., Lakeland with visitation beginning at 10:00 am at the church. Interment will follow at Auburndale Memorial Park.