Jayson L. Wessley

Friday, June 17, 2016

Jayson L. Wessley, 52, of Nevada, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016, as a result of a semi-truck accident near Iola, Kan. Jayson was born Oct. 5, 1963, in Kansas City, Mo. He was raised in Nevada, and was a graduate of Nevada High School, Class of 1982. Jayson was in the Marines for a short time with an Honorable Medical Discharge.

Jayson was a member of Local No. 83 Boilermakers of Kansas City, and was passionate about driving trucks. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially loved fishing and bowhunting, which he shared with his sons. At the age of 8 he set a new Missouri State Boys high jump record.

Jayson had a strong love for his family, and many friends. He is survived by his mother, Sherrial Neas Wessley Taylor and her husband, John, of Nevada; his sons, Nathan Wessley (wife, Becca, children, Lundyn, Asher, Asa, Cyrus, and River) of Springfield, Mo., Dalton Wessley (Arielle and daughter, Addilyn, of Nevada, Mo., fiance' Christine Oakes; daughters, Shelby and Hannah, Nevada, Mo.; brother, Terry Wessley (wife, Tonya); sisters, Lurlene (Nick) Hudelson, and Charlotte (Steve) Oliaro; sister-in-law, Diana Wessley; nieces and nephews, Megan Wessley Foster (Kellan, and children, Ava and Maddux), Nick Hudelson III, Melissa Stubblefield, Wes Hudelson, Stephanie Anderson, Michelle Roach, and Joseph Olario; cousins, Mathew (Joyce) Swearingen, and Joseph (Sarah) Swearingen. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Cawood and Lanelle Neas; father, Harold "Wess" Wessley; aunt, Lamae Neas Bryant; and cousin, Jeff Swearingen.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 18, with visitation following until noon at Ferry Funeral Home, with Father Ted Estes of Grace Episcopal Church, of Carthage, Mo., officiating.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to St. Judes Children's Hospital, Vernon County Teen Angels, and Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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