MONTICELLO – Ira B. Wesley, 71, of Monticello passed away at 6:55 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 13, 2013) at his residence.
B was born Aug. 4, 1941, in Cincinnati, the only child of Henry C. and Flora (Wilson) Wesley. He married Norma Bateman on Aug. 6, 1993, in Monticello.
Surviving are his wife, Norma Wesley of Monticello; son, Craig Wesley of Monticello; daughter, Kim Fry of Bullhead City, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.
B graduated from Monticello High School in 1959 and was currently employed as an inventory control clerk with Frasca International, Urbana. B was formerly employed with Magnavox, Bailey and Himes Sporting Goods, and Viobin. B and Norma also owned and operated Allikat Wines in Monticello. B served in the Army National Guard from 1963 to 1969.
In accordance with B's wishes, cremation rites will be cared for by Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, and there will be no services. Norma will welcome a time for family and friends to share memories at their residence from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20.
Memorials may be made to the B Wesley memorial fund.
Condolences may be offered online at www.mackey-wrightfuneralhome.com.