W. Gene Wesley, 79, of Peebles, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 at his residence. He was born August 24, 1941 in Wamsley, Ohio, son of the late Rev. Robert Edward and Jenny Alice Pyle Wesley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Arnold “Arnie” Dixon Wesley; sister, Miriam Mosbacker; brothers, Larry, Johnny and Sonny Wesley and an infant sister, Nancy Wesley.
Gene honorably served his county in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Peebles Masonic Lodge #43, lifetime member of the American Legion Post #594 of Peebles, Eagles Club of Hillsboro and the Ohio Operating Engineers Union. Gene was a hardworking man and a loving father and friend.
He is survived by his significant other, Ann Shelton of Peebles; daughter, Pattie Yoder and husband Jonathan of Seaman; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Joe Wesley of Peebles; sisters, Rita Maxson and husband Ray of Myrtle Beach, Annette Jolly, Luzene Peterson and husband Danny all of Mt. Orab; best friend, Benny Jones as well as multiple nieces and nephews and many, many friends.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 11:00 AM, until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home, 216 W. Mulberry St., West Union. Masonic services will begin at 12:45 PM. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Peebles with Military Honors conducted by the Adams County Honor Guard.
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Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
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