Wayne V. Carlson

Wayne V. Carlson

Wayne V. Carlson, 80, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 9:38 p.m., Sunday, Oct.r 10, 2021, in UPMC Chautauqua.

An area resident for most of his life, he was born Feb. 9, 1941, in Clymer, N.Y., a son of the late Rudolph and Edith Carlson Carlson.

Before his retirement he was employed by the former Chautauqua Hardware Corporation, as a polisher for over 30 years.

He will be remembered as a very generous and giving man. During the sum-mer months he worked a second job painting houses and enjoyed taking care of his own home.

Surviving are his children: Janice (Joe) Kibbe, and Marcy (Rod) Austin, both of Jamestown, and Victoria “Vicki” Grayson of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two step-daughters: Joanne (Todd) Bacon, Joan (Dwayne) Gibson; several step-grand children; and step great-grandchildren, and a special nephew, Richard Carlson.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley D. Carlson who died Aug. 2, 2019; a granddaughter, Katherine Bacon; a great-granddaughter, Briella Olsen; two brothers: Kenneth Carlson and LaVerne “Guy” Carlson, two sisters: Leona and Vivian; and his favorite pet cat, Monique (fat fat).

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service on Saturday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter, 6215 Sheridan Drive, Suite 100, Amherst, NY 14221-4837.

You may leave words of condolence to Wayne’s family at www.lindfuneral home.com