Wesley Paul MotesMarch 13, 1958 ~ September 9, 2017 (age 59)
Funeral service for Wesley Paul Motes, 59, of Decatur will be Wednesday September 13, 2017 at 2:00PM at New Center Baptist Church (587 Church Road, Hartselle, AL 35640) with Bro. Ben Bates and Jon Motes officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in New Center Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday September 12, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Peck Funeral Home. Mr. Motes will lie in state at the church on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Motes died September 9, 2017 at UAB Hospital. He was born March 13, 1958 in Morgan County to Johnny Wesley Motes and Nellie Ferguson Motes. He was a member of New Center Baptist Church. He worked as a chemical operator at 3M, it was a job that he loved for 38 years. Mr. Motes loved Alabama Football, fishing and the outdoors. He was a wonderful family man and he especially loved spending time with his grandson, John Wesley Motes. Mr. Motes was preceded in death by his father.
His Wife of 39 years:
Connie Johnson Motes of Decatur
Jon Motes (Amy) of Somerville
Nikki Motes-Hubatka (James) of Decatur
Nellie Motes of Priceville
Edward Joe Motes and
James Alan Motes
John Wesley Motes
And several Nieces and Nephews
Pallbearers will be Stevie Motes, Edwin Motes, Edward Joe Motes, James Alan Motes, Jerry Johnson, Fred Leonard and Chadwick Day.
Honorary Pallbearer will be John Wesley Motes, his grandson.
The family would like to express a special thanks to Mr. Motes’ doctors and nurses for their loving care.