2021ObituariesEmile Jay “Tot” Wesley

March 18, 2021by SealeUser4
Wesley, Emile

December 25, 1959 – March 17, 2021

Emile Jay “Tot” Wesley, a resident of Central, LA , gained his angel wings on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Survived by his wife of 41 years, Bonnie Herron Wesley, and preceded in death by his parents Clyde and Johnnie Sullivan Wesley, he was born December 25, 1959.  Emile was a devoted father to his 3 children and 10 grandchildren. He attended Central Baptist School. Anyone who met him knew how strong and devoted he was to his family. Emile will be remembered for his passionate love of God, his family, fishing, Jeeping, and woodworking. Emile was a dedicated employee of Jacobs/ Worley for over 30 years. He was also a Godly man who was a member of Central Baptist Church for over 30 years. His grandchildren will always remember his voice because he loved to sing with them. Emile is survived by his children Jeremy and Christine Wesley, Joshua and Maria Wesley, and Heather Wesley Shaver. His grandchildren are Moriah, Alexis, Eden, Brynlee, and John Wesley; Philip and Emilia Wesley; Judson, Micah and Aurelia Shaver. His loving siblings Rhonda and Ashton Ancar, Keith and Dayna Herron, Mark Wesley, Patricia Beach, Matt Wesley, Jennifer Wesley, and his mother-in-law Dorlis Herron Ritchie Thanks to the staff at the Baton Rouge General ICU Covid unit. Also, special thanks to Drs. Roy Culotta, Hollis O’Neal, James E. Walker, and Ryan Richard for their great care and compassion for Emile and his family.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Central Baptist Church, 17017 Florida Blvd. Visitation will be from 4:30-6:30pm with service to follow.  In lieu of flowers, please send plants or donations to Central Baptist Church Missionary Fund. He will be missed by many because all who met him loved him.




  • Mary and Steve Smith

    March 21, 2021 at 3:47 pm

    Jeremy and Christine,
    We are so saddened about the passing of your Dad. He was a joy to meet each year at the recitals.
    Praying that you will be comforted by The Comforter as you share beautiful memories.
    “Our little time of suffering is not worthy of our first night’s welcome home to Heaven.” Samuel Rutherford
    Think of the glorious welcome he had as he arrived in heaven.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    We love you. Y’all always will be considered our favorite next door neighbor.
    Love, Mary and Steve Smith


  • Dick and Ileane Patterson

    March 20, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    We have a huge hole in our hearts because of your loss of Emile, and prayers in our hearts for you and your family. He. Will remain in our hearts forever


  • Vicki Phillips

    March 19, 2021 at 8:01 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss of Emile. I don’t have the words for your comfort and pain, but know my thoughts and prayers go out to you, Jeremy, Joshua, Heather and the family.


  • Shannon Price

    March 19, 2021 at 12:47 am

    I’m at a Loss for words to Tell you Just how Sorry I am for your Loss, Prayers for you and your Family


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