In lieu of services, a family dinner to celebrate his life was held.
He was born Feb. 13, 1945, to Ben and Bessie (Short) Wesley of Joplin, Missouri. Mr. We sle y enjoyed walking the town and talking to anyone who had a minute.
He was an avid fisherman.
Sur v ivors are t wo daughters, Christy Lange and husband Daren, Keli Newlin and husband Mike; also, many grandchildren and two great-grandsons.