GASTONIA - Joseph Wesley Alley Sr.; 57, passed away Sept. 23, 2013, at his residence.
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He was a native of Stanly County, son of the late Thomas and Thelma Buchanan Alley.
He was a self-employed concrete contractor; a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Webb Alley; sons, J. Wesley Alley Jr.; and Nathaniel T. Alley of Albemarle; brothers, Tommy Alley of Albe-marle; Sam (Sara) Alley of Anderson, S.C.; father-in-law, Evan Webb of Gastonia; brother-in-law, David (Carol) Webb of Clayton; five grandchil-dren.
A service to celebrate his life will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Josh Glandon and Matthew Alley.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:55 p.m. prior to the service in the church.
Burial will follow in Gaston Memorial Park, Masonic Section.
The family requests that memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 3001 York Road, Gastonia, NC 28052.
Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org for the family.
Ward Funeral Service is assisting the Alley family.
Ward Funeral Service Inc
220 S Broad St Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette on Sept. 25, 2013