You will be missed Mr. Wilson,Thank you for what you did for the AFL and the NFL.
Buffalo True and Blue! Thank you Mr. Wilson for your loyalty and dedication to the people of Buffalo...You are our hero!
Rest in peace our friend.....
My condolences for the Wilson family. He was a spearhead for football and NFL. My prayers are with you.
May God be with his family, Joshua 1:5
Sorry for your loss. May you have peace in knowing that one day the dead will live again.
My deepest condolences for Ralph's friends and family. God, the hearer of prayers, is always there when we need comfort. Psalms 65:2
I'm sorry for your loss. may you find peace in the God of all comfort
NFL will truly missed this great man , our prayers goes out to
Mr. Wilson family , Eccles.7:1
Soon death will be no more
Ralph Wilson is the Greatest Owner of the
NFL Buffalo Bills
With deepest sympathy to the family. during your time of grief. May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.
So sorry to hear of Mr Wilson's passing. I will forever be in his debt for making NFL Football possible in my beloved hometown. He gave us a reason to cheer, hope and sometimes groan, but I will remember the excitement of those great seasons for the rest of my life. I am only sorry I did not get a chance to shake his hand and thank him in person. Rest in peace Mr. Wilson
To the Entire Family of Mr. Ralph C. Wilson,
My wife and I as so saddened to learn of Mr Wilson's passing this past Tuesday. That moment in time will forever etched in my mind.
As a high school freshman in Buffalo back in 1963 I met Ralph and Coach Saban out on the field following the last game of the season as the team lost. That was when fans were able to walk out on the field! (Maybe by fans storming on to the field, but I got to meet him and talk with him.)
Had they won, the next week we would have been in the AFL Championship Game. But that was not to be.
I had the chance to ask Mr. Wilson, "What about next year?" He said to me "Next Year were going to win the Championship." He was right!
I have never forgotten that comment to this day.
I also had the opportunity to be a member of the University of Buffalo Marching Band and be a part of the wonderful opportunity of performing the pre-game and half time shows at the old "Rock Pile" as fans often referred to it.
The greatest honor however, was becoming a High School Band Director and having the opportunity to have my students from Kenmore West be a part of the final AFL/NFL game there. What a wet, cold, December 10,1972. And the grass was history as the player's cleats had left major potholes on that field.
Only to have that experience topped by several more appearances at the "The Ralph." These too, were so special, memorable moments in the lives of these students and continues to live on after all these years.
I see former students every now and then and they have never forgotten the experiences that became reality due Mr. Wilson's team being here. Wow, What an experience he provided to our students.
These are a few of the fond experiences that I owe and wish to pay "Thanks" to Mr. Wilson's legacy. He provided opportunities to thousands with his franchise in Buffalo and his belief in our community.
I pray for God's Peace be upon the entire family and Bill's Organization. He will be greatly missed and will never be forgotten.
Arthur & Sandra Macdonald, Williamsville, NY
I wish Mr. Wilson's family all the best, and hope they can take comfort knowing how much of an impact mr. Wilson had, and the legacy he leaves behind. He had a huge impact on the lives of more people then they could ever know. He had a huge impact of who I am, as well as who my children are. It takes a special person to be a Bill's fan, and an even greater one to be the father of such a great team, legacy and tradiotn. Rest in Peace Mr. Wilson. You will always be in our hearts, and never far from our minds.
My heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family at this difficult time. Please find peace in knowing that God understands your grief and that He cares.-1 Pet 5:6,7.
I am so sorry for your lost my sympathy and condolences goes out to Mr. Wilson's loved ones, God will give you a measure of his holy spirit to cope with your lost and very soon death and pain will be a former thing.
You did a great job as owner of the Bills. You can rest in peace knowing that you will always be in the hearts of all true Buffalo Bills fans. You are an angel to us all. May God welcome you with open arms.
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Your compassion and generosity will always be remembered. Your devotion to the city of Buffalo, the players, and fans will always be cherished. May you rest in peace.
Thank you Mr Wilson for what you have done for Buffalo. May you RIP and god welcome you with open arms.
As a lifelong Raiders fan, I want to personally thank Mr. Wilson for his financial assistance to my beloved team in the early days of the AFL. Without such help, the Raider Nation would not exist. R.I.P. kind Sir.
Rest In Peace Mr Wilson and Thank You for everything you have done for me , I will always cherish my days spent in Buffalo .
Rest in peace Ralph. Thanks for everything you did for the city of Buffalo and all the great memories.
Comfort and prayers to the Wilson Family. Mr. Wilson gave the people of Buffalo such hope during the 4 super bowls. I just wanted to say Thank you. God Bless him and his family.
Thank you for the life you lived.
I extended to the Family my deepest sympathy during this time of needed. Luke 23:42,43.
A sad day for the buffalo bills
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Wilson family. Mr. Wilson was found time to say hello to the fans. His support for Buffalo will never be forgotten.
God Bless Mr.Wilson
RIP Mr. Wilson. Thank you for serving our country and for all you did for the NFL. Thank you for Bills and keeping them the Buffalo Bills. You have filled my Sundays with joy regardless of a win, lose or draw.
Sincere condolences to the family. May God comfort you during this difficult time.
Wonderful person. Class act. If there were more people in the world like Ralph Wilson who were in leaderhsip positions, the world would be a lot better place! RIP. Keep the Bills in Buffalo, just like Ralph did!!
I send all of my condolences. May God be with you.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Wilson family. We would like to thank Mr. Wilson for his service to this country in WWII. We are also so very grateful to have had the Buffalo Bills and the N.F.L. in western N.Y. for the last 50 plus years. We have been to so many great games over the years in Buffalo at Ralph Wilson Stadium-Our thoughts are with Jim Kelly as well.
You will always be champions to us-thank you for everything-God Bless. R.I.P. Ralph Wilson.
I will always appreciate Mr. Wilson's support of Cleveland Browns fans when we lost our team in 1995. RIP.
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
I would like to offer my deepest condolences at this difficult time, I'm so very sorry for your loss but please find comfort in knowing death will one day be no more.
My condolences to you and to all who knew Ralph Wilson. May God's peace be with you. Phillipians 4:6,7
I was honored to play in the NFL in particular the BILLS in 1977. It was a greater honor to have met and and shook the hand of Mr. Ralph Wilson.
Rest in Peace, Mr. Wilson and God Bless.
A great loss to the Bills, the NFL and Buffalo. Rest in peace Mr. Wilson and thanks for everything!
We would like to offer our sympathy and condolences to the family, friends and fans of Ralph Wilson.
Mr. Wilson played a BIG part in the history of professional football.
Rest In Peace (RIP) !!!
thank you for everything you have done for the city of buffalo abd the buffalo bills franchise. you give me something to be proud of and that is being a bills fan.
To the Wilson family, Your dad was a strong and an excellent man who brought much exitement to the wny area he will be sadly missed . God bless him.
Ralph Wilson was truly a good man; he was a sound businessman that made the AFL succeed as a foundling league in the 1960's. He loaned money to both the Oakland and New England owners when their teams struggled financially prior to the 1970 Merger with the NFL. All football fans should salute him. Ralph was someone that you could talk to like you would a next door neighbor. He loved football with a passion. He also was a WWII veteran. May his soul rest in peace.