The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through October 30 – December 3.
Rev. Everett Freels (85) died November 15. He pastored in Indiana.
Thelma Lois Nelson (98) died November 13. She served alongside her husband, Rev. Bob Nelson, who pastored in Michigan.
Rev. Ronald Rickard (78) died November 11. He pastored in Michigan.
Dr. Earle Wilson (85) died November 24. He served as General Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church from 1984-2008. He was named General Superintendent Emeritus upon retirement. Prior to 1984, he pastored former Pilgrim Holiness Church congregations in New York and Pennsylvania.
Rev. Edward Wyatt (79) died November 3. He pastored in the western part of the U.S.