Remembered

Remembered: September 13, 2018

Remembered: September 13, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received August 31 – September 13. Edna Johnson (94) died August 29. She served as a missionary in Japan. View other Remembered posts. To submit the...
Remembered: August 30, 2018

Remembered: August 30, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received August 17 – August 30. Rev. Timothy McGuire (65) died August 16. He pastored in Iowa. Rev. Larry Womelsdorf (80) died August 18. He was serving...
Oldest Wesleyan passes away

Oldest Wesleyan passes away

The Wesleyan Church is celebrating the life of one of its most faithful lay persons, Merle Phillips, who died August 18. She was 111. Phillips is assumed to be the oldest known Wesleyan. She attended One Church, a Wesleyan congregation in Wheaton, Illinois, since...
Remembered: August 16, 2018

Remembered: August 16, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received August 3 – August 16. Dr. Bruce Smith (67) died July 7. He pastored in California. Dr. Paul Wood (88) died August 4. He served as the director of...
Remembered: August 2, 2018

Remembered: August 2, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received July 13 – August 2. Rev. Wayne Cox (87) died June 26. He served at Houghton College’s West Seneca campus. Rev. Steven Fletcher (67) died July 25....
Remembered: July 12, 2018

Remembered: July 12, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received June 30 – July 12. Pastor Ana Chacon (73) died July 7. She served as a pastor in California. Esther Elliott (89) died June 5. She served as a...
Remembered: June 29, 2018

Remembered: June 29, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received June 16 – 29. Rev. Kaye Bush (73) served as a pastor in Michigan. Rev. Keith Coffey (79) served as a pastor in various churches. Rev. Gary Tesh...
Remembered: June 15, 2018

Remembered: June 15, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received June 2 – 15. Eula Brown (75) died February 7. She served as a missionary in South America. Elizabeth Karns (85) died May 28. She served in South...
Remembered: June 1, 2018

Remembered: June 1, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received May 19 – June 1. Rev. Charles Horton (84) died March 11. He pastored churches in California. Rev. Roy Straub (92) died May 18. He pastored churches in Ohio,...
Remembered: May 18, 2018

Remembered: May 18, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received April 28-May 18. William “Curtis” Hall (81) died May 5. He pastored churches in Virginia. Click here to view other Remembered posts. To submit the obituary of...
Remembered: April 27, 2018

Remembered: April 27, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received April 14-27. Rev. Hudson Hess (83) died April 13. He pastored a church in New York. Nancy Hubbard (60) died April 11. She served as a Global Partners...
Remembered: April 13, 2018

Remembered: April 13, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received April 8-13. Rev. Leonard Catron (95) died April 8, 2018. He pastored churches in South Carolina. Rev. Fred Fox (69) died April 3, 2018. He served as pastor of...
Remembered: March 24, 2018

Remembered: March 24, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received March 12-23. Rev. Johnnie R. Blair, Sr. (70) died March 11. He served as pastor of Crossroads Community Wesleyan Church in Holton, Indiana. Rev. Oliver “Bud”...
Remembered: March 12, 2018

Remembered: March 12, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received February 26-March 11. Rev. Jack Cooper (88) died March 1. He pastored seven Wesleyan churches in Michigan. Rev. Don Dawalt (87) died February 27. He pastored...
South Carolina pastor passes away

South Carolina pastor passes away

Rev. Michelle DeRossett, of Liberty, South Carolina, passed away February 25, 2018. She was 31 years old. DeRossett served as assistant pastor at Hilltop Wesleyan Church in Liberty. Her primary focus as assistant pastor included children’s ministry. A Greentown,...
Remembered: February 26, 2018

Remembered: February 26, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received February 1-25. Rev. Howard Barefoot (86) died February 2. He served at All Tribes Indian School in New Mexico and later pastored churches in Indiana. Rev....
Former Bible college president passes away

Former Bible college president passes away

Dr. Warren Woolsey passed away December 24 in Houghton, New York. He was 95. Dr. Woolsey began serving in full-time ministry after his service in the United States Army. In 1950, he and his wife, Ella, moved to Sierra Leone, West Africa, to serve as missionaries. He...
Former District Superintendent Passes Away

Former District Superintendent Passes Away

A beloved leader in The Wesleyan Church has passed away. Rev. David LeRoy, age 64, died in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, September 6. An ordained minister with the Atlantic District, he served as district superintendent of the Dakota District from 1993 to 1997, and...
​Indiana South pastor killed in car accident

​Indiana South pastor killed in car accident

Rev. Ernest Martin, Jr., of Nashville, Ind., died Sunday, June 25, due to injuries sustained from a two-car accident. He was 36 years old. Rev. Martin served as pastor of Gnaw Bone Wesleyan Church in Nashville in the Indiana South District. Survivors include his wife,...
​IWU student killed in auto accident

​IWU student killed in auto accident

Logan Nelson, a 21-year-old Indiana Wesleyan University junior, was killed Tuesday in a vehicle accident. Nelson, a general studies major from Elkhart, Ind., was riding his motorcycle in Elkhart County, when a pickup truck struck him. He died on the scene from the...