Wesley Paul Motes – Obituary

By  | September 10, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Peck Funeral Home

Funeral service for Wesley Paul Motes, 59, of Decatur will be Wednesday September 13, 2017 at 2:00PM at New Center Baptist Church with Bro. Ben Bates and Jon Motes officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in New Center Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday September 12, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Peck Funeral Home. Mr. Motes will lie in state at the church on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service.


Mr. Motes died September 9, 2017 at UAB Hospital. He was born March 13, 1958 in Morgan County to Johnny Wesley Motes and Nellie Ferguson Motes. He was a member of New Center Baptist Church. He worked as a chemical operator at 3M, it was a job that he loved for 38 years. Mr. Motes loved Alabama Football, fishing and the outdoors. He was a wonderful family man and he especially loved spending time with his grandson, John Wesley Motes. Mr. Motes was preceded in death by his father.


Survivors include:


Hi Wife of 39 years:

Connie Johnson Motes of Decatur


One Son:
Jon Motes (Amy) of Somerville


One Daughter:
Nikki Motes-Hubatka (James) of Decatur


His Mother:
Nellie Motes of Priceville


Four Brothers:
Stevie Motes

Edwin Motes

Edward Joe Motes and

James Alan Motes


One Grandson:
John Wesley Motes


And several Nieces and Nephews


Pallbearers will be Stevie Motes, Edwin Motes, Edward Joe Motes, James Alan Motes, Jerry Johnson, Fred Leonard and Chadwick Day.


The family would like to express a special thanks to Mr. Motes’ doctors and nurses for their loving care.

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