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Wesley M. Connelley

March 15, 1944 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 78)


Wesley Connelley


CHARLESTON – Wesley M. Connelley, 78, of rural Charleston, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at his home.


Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Caudill-King Funeral Home, followed by his Graveside Funeral at 3:30 p.m. at Union Cemetery, rural Charleston. 


Wesley was born March 15, 1944 at Charleston, son of Nelson Henderson Connelley and Mabel Irene (Graham) Connelley.  He married Sharon Jayne Centers, August 21, 1965 at the Oakland Christian Church.  She passed away March 12, 2015.  He is survived by their children, David (Madge) Connelley of Anna, OH, Darla (David Eldridge) Connelley of Foley, AL, and Daniece Jones of Paris, IL.  Grandchildren, Vanessa (Jonathan) Evanson, Adrian Connelley, Damien Connelley, Jesse Fike, Alexandria Gerberding, Samantha Gerberding, and Kathryn Anne Jones.  One great-grandchild, Veronica Evanson, and one half-brother, Bill Boyer of Arizona. 


Wesley retired from EIU as a Building Service Worker.  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.  Wesley loved fishing, spending time with his grandkids, and going out to eat.





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May 17, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Caudill-King Funeral Home
Caudill-King Funeral Home
Charleston, IL 61920

Graveside Service
May 17, 2022

3:30 PM
Union Cemetery
Charlestotn, IL 61920

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