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Heaven has welcomed a wonderful man and scholar


Posted by: John McMindes - Canisteo, NY   Jun 13, 2019

My deepest sympathies to all family members. His service has been appreciated by many. Theology classes were challenging and life changing. So fortunate to have had him as a professor.


Posted by: Susan Etzcorn - Celina, OH - Student   Jun 12, 2019

I, Linda Perkins Smith, was in a trio with Sally (Carr) Hall and Jan (Schumacher) Logan in 1965-66 and traveled with Dr Wes to churches on the week-ends. I was called "Perk" because there were 7 Lindas in my dorm, Providence Hall, when I went to FWBC in 1964. Dr Wes ALWAYS called me "Perky" rather than "Perk." That was special to me! Loved that man!! Blessings on you all as you remember him and as others share how HE was a blessing to us!!

PERKY


Posted by: Linda Smith - Phoenix, AZ - Friend   Jun 12, 2019

May the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion, comfort you in this loss.

Dr. Wes was convinced of his beliefs, combative toward opposing viewpoints, compelling in his teaching, constant in work and prayer, consistent in lifestyle, content with his role, concerned for his students, cordial with his colleagues, compassionate toward the lost and needy, committed to his family, conscious of God's mercy and constrained by Christ's love.

Dr. Wes loved alliteration! And music. He collected

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Posted by: Dave and Lolly Erdel - Santo Domingo, Ecuador   Jun 12, 2019

Thank you Dr. Wes for your many years of service to the Lord at the Fort Wayne Bible College and our community. I (Annette) grew up at First Missionary Church from age 5 and our family always appreciated it so much when you would share what the Lord laid on your heart. We enjoyed hearing you play the trumpet too. We have many special memories and moments to treasure in our hearts.

Dr. Lowell and Annette Becker


Posted by: Annette Becker - Orlando, FL - Friend   Jun 12, 2019

So sorry for your loss but rejoicing in his greeting with Jesus! He was a wonderful man and made my 27years at Fort Wayne Bible, Summit Christian, and Taylor a much more Christ-filled environment. Praying for the family.


Posted by: Linda Newman - Fort wayne, IN - Coworker   Jun 12, 2019

Jeanne, John, Jeff and Jerry,

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father, but know that he is rejoicing in the presence of his Lord and Savior. His life has touched so many others for the purpose of Christ. I know that my grandparents and parents had the greatest amount of respect for him and your mother. His passing will leave a hole in your families, but also a tremendous legacy to follow. May the Lord comfort and bless you during this time.

Tim and Connie Welty


Posted by: Tim Welty - Ankeny, IA - Family Friend   Jun 12, 2019

Dr. Wes was truly a treasure from God. He was one of the rare people that God places in our lives that have the unshakable faith: "O faith, that will not let me go..." He inspired many through his love of God and Christ, and his love of the Scriptures. His heart was warm with the love of Jesus, and he shared it with so many. He will truly be missed, but his legacy will live on in the thousands

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Posted by: Rhonda Berkemeier - Student   Jun 12, 2019

My prayers are with you & my deepest sympathy. I love you.


Posted by: Betty Kiningham - FULTON, MO - Family Friend   Jun 12, 2019

Thank you, Dr Wes, for standing firm on God's Word and teaching with passion and compassion! You taught and showed me how important it is to walk with the LORD and in His Word. I know you are in His presence and I look forward to seeing you again in Heaven. My deepest sympathy to the family! My prayers are with you. I wish I could be there for the funeral! Love, Lisa


Posted by: Lisa Sprunger Nickel - Corn, OK - Student   Jun 11, 2019