Charles A. “Jack” Wesley, 63, died April 30 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
Born Sept. 3, 1949, in Great Bend, he was the son of Ralph and Isbell M. (Moses) Wesley. On July 12, 1986, he married Thanh Tran in Great Bend. A longtime resident of Great Bend, he was the owner and operator of Wesley Vending. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was an avid KU, K-State, and Kansas City Chiefs fan. He was a train robber at Silver Dollar City.
Mr. Wesley was a member of the First Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Thanh Wesley, of the home; two sons, Quy Wesley and his wife Amber of Shawnee and Devon Wesley of Denali National Park, Alaska; many nieces and nephews, including a niece who was raised like a daughter, Michelle Gee and her husband Nick of Keller, Texas, and their children Jasmine and Cooper. He was granddad to dogs, Haley and Violet. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ann Van Winkle, Kay Wesley Moses, and Jane Sidebottom.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4 at the First Christian Church in Great Bend with the Rev. William F. Johnson officiating. Cremation will follow the service and inurnment will be at the Great Bend Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church or Phap Hoa Temple, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home**
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune. May 3, 2013