Fred “Uncle” Wesley, age 72, of Science Hill, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on February 12, 1945 in Ohio to the late Suel and Frances Wesley.

Fred was a member of Science Hill Church of Christ. He was a self-employed gravedigger and enjoyed going fishing and hunting, talking to people and racing.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Duvall Wesley, whom he married on April 5, 1969 in Liberty, KY; his brother, Jim Wesley, of Eubank; his sister, Jane (Ron) Meece, of Science Hill. Fred is also survived by a host of special nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Fred Edmond Wesley, Jr., and his mother-in-law, Audrey Foster.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 after 6:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in the Science Hill Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.