Bedford

Wesley J. “Pink” Cessna, 78, of Stillhouse Lane, Bedford, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at UPMC Magee Hospital, Pittsburgh.

Mr. Cessna was born in Cumberland, Md., on April 17, 1942, son of the late William W. and Goetha (May) Cessna.

He was the widower of Bonnie Kay (Oberle) Cessna. She preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2019.

He is survived by brother, George Cessna, Nebraska; brother, Lloyd “Tex,” husband of Shirley (Wolfe) Cessna, Charlesville; sister, Becky, wife of Bill Wolfe, Friends Cove; brother, Lawrence “Rabbit” Cessna, Rainsburg.

Wesley was preceded in death by his wife; brothers: H. Lee, William “Pud,” Dale and Clarence “Sambo” Cessna; and sisters: Joan King and Edna “Pet” Howsare.

Wesley served his country in the U.S. Army. After his service in the Army, Pink then became a truck driver.

He was an avid hunter and enjoyed trapping.

A graveside service will be held at Woods Church Cemetery, Colerain Township, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, with the Rev. Bill Shrout officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneral.com. Arrangements entrusted to Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Bedford.

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