Wesley Jay McAlister, 42 - Creston

Wesley Jay McAlister, 42, of Creston, went to meet our Lord, Monday, April 9, 2012, in Morgantown, WV.

He was born May 22, 1969, in Tampa, FL.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, John C. Raznoff and Edna F. Will; paternal grandparents, Harry R. McAlister and Evelyn McNess.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Mary Alice Raznoff-Rogers and Carl Rogers of Annamoriah; father, Harry James McAlister of Irving, TX; five brothers, James J. McAlister of Spencer, John M. Giles of Spencer, Jason M. Giles of Spencer, Dennis Michael Kelley, Jr. of Ellisville, MS and Timothy D. Parkin of Spencer; two sisters, Cheryl D. Collins of Elkview and Sonia L. Westmoreland of Otto, NC; four children, Brittney McAlister, Nathan McAlister and Jessica McAlister all of Indianapolis, IN, Maleah McAlister of Creston; one grandson, Jayden McAlister of Indianapolis, IN; numerous nieces and nephews.

He liked hunting, fishing, camping and cookouts with his family and friends. Wesley was always a giving and loving person, who was the life of the party. Wherever he went, nobody forgot him.

He will remain in our hearts forever and the love and care he had for every little child will be remembered.

A gathering of family and friends of Wesley J. McAlister has been scheduled for Friday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. in the Spencer Community Building.

Memorials are preferred to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Chapter, River Walk Corporate Center, Suite 441, 333 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements.