Wayne “Nitro” Glisson age, 70, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 2:55 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. Wayne was a member of Broadway Church of Christ and a veteran of U.S. Army. He was retired from TVA where he was a Boiler-maker Welder. He enjoyed bowling, skating, golfing, remodeling and especially spending time with family and friends. Wayne was a member of international Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Lucrecia Solomon Glisson; three sons, Trevor Wayne Grantham, Jacksonville, Illinois, Kyle (Karen) Douglas Grantham, Brookport, Ilinois, Scott “Booter” Thomas Glisson, Paducah, Kentucky; three sisters, Sue (Jimmy) Wallace, Jackson, TN, Betty (Harry) Matheny, Paducah, KY, Patricia (Joe) Greenup, Ledbetter, KY; three brothers, James O. (Barbara) Riley, Paducah, KY, Charles E. (Donna) Glisson, Paducah, KY, Roy A (Polly) Glisson, West Paducah, KY; four grandchildren, Kathryn Paige (Samuel) Wallace, Lauren Nicole Grantham, Sydney Paige Glisson and Brianna Michelle Grantham; Great Grandchild to come in January, 2020; several nieces and nephews; special companion dog (Hazel Delany Glisson).
Preceding in death were his parents, Thomas Bishop Glisson & Vera Fulcher Glisson; one sister, Ruby McGee; one brother, Jimmy Riley.
Services will be held Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Andrew Clausen officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with military honors. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Expression of sympathy made be made to Special Olympics of Kentucky, 105 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601 or to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002.
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