Wayne Gaunce 1933 – 2020
The KHSBHF extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Wayne Gaunce. Wayne was a great supporter of the Hall of Fame and he will be greatly missed.
Wayne Gaunce Obituary
Wayne Gaunce was a successful business entrepreneur and avid high school basketball fan and supporter. He was presented the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame Award of Merit. The Award is the Hall of Fame’s highest honor in that it encompasses a lifetime of achievement and selfless support of charitable entities, one of which was the Hall of Fame. As The Board Chairman of the KHSBHF, it seems not enough to merely offer him our heartfelt thanks for he was imbedded in our organization’s success over the last 10 years . So maybe we should simply say God Speed to our good friend Wayne Gaunce for your kindness will never be forgotten. Ken Trivette, KHSBHF Board Chairman
“Wayne Gaunce cared more about Kentucky high school basketball than anyone I have ever known. The strength of his commitment to the sport was illustrated by his attendance at 67 consecutive KHSAA state tournaments. We must always remember the numerous contributions of this wonderful, generous individual.” WKU Coach Jim Richards