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Shelby Wester

Shelby Wester, age 83, of Rochester, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at his residence in Rochester. Shelby was born on November 14, 1929 to the late Floyd and Lida Brown Wester.  He was a logger and farmer, and a United States Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Penny Wester; two brothers, Harry and Marvin Wester; six sisters, Marguerite Hammers, Martine Jenkins, Venice Brown, Avel Andrews, Louise Poole, and Wilma Schumacher.

Shelby Wester is survived by his wife of 58 years, Annie Peay Wester of Rochester; two sons, Roger Wester and wife Donna of Rochester; and Kelly Wester and wife Tricia of Rochester; one daughter, Shirl Williams and husband Robbie of Drakesboro; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; one sister, Lois Peay of Rochester; a extra special niece, Jennifer Peay Andree of Florida; a special family friend, Steve Butler of Huntsville, KY; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on July 3, 2013 at the Jones Funeral Chapel in Morgantown with Bro. Gary Oberhausen officiating. Burial will be in the Rochester Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 3:00 p.m.  until 8:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Chapel and on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at


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