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Jerry Wesley


July 31, 1938
September 30, 2018

Visitation 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Friday, October 5, 2018 Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia
Funeral 12:00 P.M. Friday, October 5, 2018 Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia

Jerry L. Wesley, 80, of Centralia, departed this world September 30, 2018 at his home. He was born July 31, 1938 to the parents of Major and Majorie (Lewis) Wesley in Centralia, Illinois.

He leaves to cherish his memory; his sister Brenda Lawson of Centralia; six brothers; Stanley Wesley and wife Ivel of Florida, John Wesley Sr. of Centralia, Nathaniel Wesley Sr. and Christine of Centralia, Robert Wesley and wife Linda of Bloomington, Il, Eddie Wesley and wife Linda of Centralia, Levi Williams of Centralia; sister-in-law, Darlene Wesley; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Glen Wesley Sr., James Wesley, Raymond Wesley, and Arnold Wesley; sisters, Dolphonso Hill, and Dorothy Walker; as well as brothers-in-law, Mack Hill, and Willie Lawson; and sister-in-law, Sandra Wesley.

Mr. Wesley proudly served his country in the United States Airforce. Mr. Wesley was employed at Jim Rapp Buick for a number of years until it was sold. He then became employed by Joe Seeburger, where he worked for many years until retiring. He was an avid Cardinal fan and enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr. Wesley will be remembered as a favorite uncle to all his nieces and nephews, always spoiling each one.

A celebration of life service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Friday, October 5, 2018 at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia with Reverend Ronald Johnson and Reverend Val J. Powe officiating. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at 12:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Mr. Wesley’s honor to Donor’s Choice. Online condolence and memories of Mr. Wesley may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.