BATAVIA/Radio announcer Wayne Fuller carried to his final resting place aboard a Trailways bus

Radio/sports announcer Wayne H. Fuller was laid to rest this after noon in East Bethany.

Fuller, friends and family boarded a Trailways bus and were transported to East Bethany Rural Cemetery from HE Turner Funeral Home in Batavia for a burial service.

Along with being a radio/announcer, Wayne held various positions with Trailways for 30 years.

Wayne’s voice was heard on the airwaves beginning in 1967 with WBTA then continuing with WTRY, WAXC, WHAM 1180, WROC and WNYR. He retired from the airwaves in 2016 with his own show on WBTA.

He was also the announcer for the Rochester Lancers and also a member of their Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Batavia High School Sports Hall of Fame and also announced for the Batavia High School boys and girls basketball teams and the Batavia High School baseball team. Wayne could be heard announcing for the Buffalo Stallions and Batavia Muckdogs.

Wayne is a 1965 graduate of Batavia High School and a 1969 graduate of SUNY Albany. He is a member of the Batavia Kiwanis Club and previous member of the Batavia Rotary Club.

He was 70 years old.

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