Wesley Gordon Fender, age 79, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born January 14, 1942 in Taylorsville, Ohio, son of the late Carey Newton and Bertha "Boots" Robinson Fender.
Wesley was a graduate of Whiteoak High School class of 1959 and had a long successful career in real estate and farming, which was his true passion. You could always find him wearing a John Deere hat.
Surviving are his loving wife, Toy Vance Fender, four children, Jeff (Maribeth) Fender, Julie (Ken) Fender, Jenny (William) Hilterbran, and Joey Fender, seven grandchildren, Savannah (Levi) Kelly, Jack, Grace, Cayse, Nate, Sam, and Chloe. Also surviving are his step-children, Pam (Chip) Banks, Sarah (Joe) Gingrich, John (Crystal) Etienne, Molly (Josh) Warnock, and Scott Ball; nine step-grandchildren, Marissa, Miranda, Madison, Morgan, Jackson, Devin, Allie, Macy, and Mason, his brother, Stanley (Doris) Fender, and numerous family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Wesley was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Magee Fender.
Funeral Services will be held at Good News Gathering, 6250 US 62 Hillsboro, OH 45133, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 10:00 am with Pastors Chris Fannin and Jeff Lyle officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Cemetery, Taylorsville.
Friends will be received at the church on Monday, March 29, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Contributions may be made to Good News Gathering, 6250 US 62 Hillsboro, OH 45133 or Hillsboro Freedom Fellowship, 7451 Pea Ridge Rd. Hillsboro, OH 45133. To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.
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