Wesley O. Tranter, 75, of Jackson passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016 at his home.
He was born March 5, 1941 in St. Louis, MO the son of John and Arlene Spiess Tranter. He and Babs Wallace were married on May 30, 1964 in Phoenix, AZ.
Wesley worked until retirement as a Pipefitter/Welder with the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562. He had a deep passion for music and enjoyed playing the guitar. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal and Navy Football fan. Most of all Wesley enjoyed his children and grandchildren.
Loving survivors include his wife of 52 years Babs, a son Kent Tranter and his wife Margene of Chesapeake VA, and a daughter Kristin Johnston and her husband Walter of Jackson.
Also surviving are six grandchildren, Evan, Braden, and Graysen Johnston and Jackson, Sawyer, and Sadie Tranter.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A private family service is planned.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project @ woundedwarriorproject.com
Sympathy messages may be sent to the family on-line at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.
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