Larry Wayne Wilson, resident of Groesbeck, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at age 72. A Memorial service is being planned for a future date in Waco at Waco Memorial Cemetery, where he will be buried with his parents. Wayne was born March 12, 1944 to Cecil and Emma Elois (Mangum) Wilson in Waco. He served in the U.S. Army from July 1965 through 1967 and was trained as an Optometrist while in the Army. He had previously worked in Waco as an Optometrist, and had lived earlier in Mexia, Mart, and in Groesbeck for the past few months. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert (Bob) Wilson (of Mexia.) He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Vano and Patsy Wilson of Houston; sister-in-law, Peggy Wilson of Mexia; and a number of nieces and nephews.