Sea of Bills Fans Tailgate in Memory of Ralph Wilson Jr.

March 30, 2014 Updated Mar 30, 2014 at 11:20 PM EDT

By Jill Perkins

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March 30, 2014 Updated Mar 30, 2014 at 11:20 PM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) A sea of fans turned out in Orchard Park on Sunday for a tailgate to celebrate the life of Ralph Wilson Jr.

The Bills Mafia group hosted the tailgate and people started showing up bright and early, despite the snow that had just fallen Saturday night.

It took place in the Wings Flight lot on California Road in Orchard Park from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Sunday.

Parking was $10, available on a first come, first served basis and proceeds will be donated to the Hunter's Hope foundation.

Another celebration of Wilson's life will take place next Saturday, April 5th from 1- 4 p.m. at the Bills Fieldhouse next to Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.

The event will be filled with exhibits and memorabilia documenting Mr. Wilson's life. A guest-book that fans can sign will be available as well.