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William J. (Bill) Wesley, Casey Co., KY (1928-2014)

William J. "Bill" Wesley, of Smyrna, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Smyrna, GA. He was 86.

Funeral services will be at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Thursday, July 17, 2014, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.

William J. (Bill) Wesley, Casey Co., KY (1928-2014)

Born Saturday, January 7, 1928, in Dunnville, KY, he was a son of the late Charles Montgomery Wesley and Mabel Georgia Combest Wesley. He died Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Smyrna, Cobb County, GA, at the age of 86 years, six months, and five days.

He was the President and CEO of the William J. Wesley Co and he was a US Navy Veteran. He had lived in Georgia since 1960, but he regularly kept in touch with his Kentucky family. He took the Casey News weekly and visited annually for the Apple Festival. Bill was a member and former deacon of the Smyrna Christian Church. He was also a former member of the First Christian Church in Liberty, KY.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Elizabeth Price Wesley, who passed away on October 26, 2010, and a brother, George Wesley.

Survivors include:
  • His sons: Jeff (and wife, Elena) Wesley and John (and wife, Karen) Wesley, both of Smyrna, GA

  • Four grandchildren: Lizzy, Ryan, Michelle, and Nicole

  • Sister-in-law: Jean Wesley of Louisville, KY

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Send a condolence to the family of William J (Bill) Wesley. Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

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