William “Bill” Wesley, age 65, of
Somerset, Kentucky passed from this life on Saturday, May 13,
2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
He was born on October 8, 1951 in
Fort Campbell, Kentucky, son of Elizabeth Jean Dobbs Wesley of
Somerset and the late William Paul Wesley.
Bill was a member of the 1970
graduating class of Somerset High School and graduate of Eastern
Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. He was a member
of the Somerset First United Methodist Church, where he married
his wife; Cathy Tarter Wesley on December 20, 1976. He
served his country during the Vietnam Era in the United States
Air Force and after returning home he became of member of the
American Legion Post 38 where he served as an Honor Guard.
Bill was the owner and operator of Paul Wesley Accounting
Company of Somerset and became an enrolled agent in 1984. He was
inducted into the National Society of Public Accountants in
1988, was an active member of the Accountancy and Taxation Inc.,
Kentucky Association of Accountants and the National Association
of Tax Practitioners, He has been a Kentucky Colonel since 2003.
Bill enjoyed LIFE period and spending time with his many family
He was preceded in death by his
Father William Paul Wesley who was the founder and previous
owner/operator of the Paul Wesley Accounting Company.
Bill is survived by his Mother;
Elizabeth Jean Dobbs Wesley of Somerset, his wife Cathy Tarter
Wesley, daughter; Heather Michelle Wesley McKee and her husband
Christopher Douglas McKee of Somerset, Sister; Theresa and
(Geoffrey) Bowling of Covington, Kentucky, Brothers in law; Rick
and (Tammy) Boyer of Somerset, Christopher and (Tara) Bolen Of
Somerset, Sisters in Law; Gwendolyn and (Therman) Davidson of
Leslie County, Kentucky and Brenda and (Danny) Miller of
Somerset, his grandchildren; William Tanner and Wesley Tucker
McKee, a special niece; Jessica Miller Hibbard, as well as
several other nieces, great nieces and nephews, cousins and
friends along with his special dogs; Sammy and Toby.
The family will gather at 4:00 p.m.
and public visitation will be at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17,
2017 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Funeral
Services on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of
Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Brother Teddy Brooks
Officiating. Pallbearers will be Paul “Pops” Hughes,
Lloyd Russell, Dan Miller, Tanner McKee, Tony Brooks, Jason
Senters, Donnie Glover, Stan Wyatt and Tucker McKee. The
Community Room is reserved at the Funeral Home for a friends and
family fellowship, provided the Ladies Auxiliary of the American
Legion Post 38.
Interment will be in the Southern
Oaks Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be
made to the American Legions Post #38 or the Gideon’s Memorial
Bible Plan in memory of William Bill Wesley.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. William Bill Wesley.