Wes Singleton

G. Wesley “Wes” Singleton, 59, of Nottingham, died at Christiana Hospital on Saturday, January 5, 2013. He was the husband of Debbie (Harrah) Singleton for 31 years in December.

Wes graduated from Oxford High School and Lincoln University.

He worked in sales for Lowe’s Home Improvement Store in Newark.

Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late George and Frances (Fisher) Singleton. In addition to Debbie, Wes is survived by a daughter, Danielle Singleton of Lancaster, a brother, Jim Singleton of Florida, two sisters, Bonnie Singleton of Texas and Kathy married to David Wells of North Carolina, and a large family of friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at First Baptist Church, 552 Market Street, Oxford, PA, with Pastor Aaron Smalley officiating. The family will greet friends following the service.

Private interment at the convenience of his family.

27 thoughts on “Wes Singleton

  1. Debbie and Family: Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. I was enjoying my renewed acquaintance with my old friend Wes through the magic of Facebook. The world is a little worse off without a guy like Wes Singleton in it. Rest well, old pal. If only we could all go back to the much more innocent time growing up in a tiny town that to us was the center of the universe.

  2. I am so sorry for your loss. Wes was a wonderful person and very well liked in our store. Not a day went by that he worked that he did not speak to me, even if was to just say “hi”. I am surely going to miss that and our conversations about the OBX. Lowes will not be the same without Wes.
    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Please accept my sympathy. Let the many wonderful memories give you comfort. Dani, I don’t know that I ever met your Dad, but he helped to mold you – and I love him for that.

  4. Debbie and the entire Singleton Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved husband, father, brother. He was loved by so many people and will be greatly missed. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. RIP Wes.

  5. Please accept my deepest sympathy, Wes will be really missed at Lowes! My thoughts and prayers are with you all. We don’t have to tell you, Wes was a great guy. I can remember when I accidently locked him in the Lawn and Garden area, when the store was closed. I don’t know what made me turn around, but I did and there was Wes standing at the door with smirk on his face and waving at me, I said Oops, Sorry didn’t know you were out there; we had laughed for the longest time. Wes, thanks for the laughs, RIP!

  6. Our deepest love and sorrow to you both Daniella and Debbie. I was so saddened
    to hear of the loss of your wonderful Dad and husband. I had the pleasure of meeting him only once when he brought Daniella to my home, and he was a pleasant and humorous man. I will pray for you both that God will help to heal and to fill the huge void that this has left in both your lives and replace it with the wonderful memories and special times that you have shared. You are in my thoughts and prayers and if there is anything at all that we can do please let us know.
    Peace to you
    The Cerino Family

  7. Debbie and Daniella, You are in my thoughts and prayers…..Just remember, you are surrounded by family and his many friends. Wes is starting the second phase of his life, and will be watching over you…..

  8. I am so sorry for your loss. Wes was a friend to everyone and loved to share his memories of vacations , and his daughter who was everything to him. He had a sense of humor that just made you laugh no matter what kind of day you were having , I am fortunate to have known and have worked with such a wonderful person. R.I.P. my friend, gone but never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to your family.

  9. To the family of Wes – I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Wes was a great person. We attended church together years ago while growing up in litlle old Oxford.
    With Sympathy,
    Greg Bailey

  10. Hi Jim and Debbie. Just wanted to drop a line and offer my condolences on your loss. Know that you have both been in my prayers. Know, too, that you are loved by so many, as was Wes.

  11. Debbie and family: When I think about growing up in Oxford, Wes always comes to mind. Always will. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.

  12. So sorry to hear about Wes’ passing. I knew him for about 7 years from an online message board. Though I never met him in person, I always admired Wes’ optimism, resiliency, humor, and love of life. He was such a proud husband and father. Please accept my deepest sympathies on his untimely death.

  13. My love and hopes for comfort go to Wes’s family. I was just a CIF (creepy internet friend), but was shocked and saddened by the news of Wes’s death. His sense of humor and approach to life was a joy to read. I am so very sorry for your loss.

  14. My sincere condolences go out to Wes’ family and friends. I, too, knew him only from a music message board, but he always impressed me as a sweet, kind, humble human being who loved his family so very much. Hold him in your hearts through your memories and all those sweet poems he left for you. I know he will be with you always. God bless you, Wes.

  15. I am saddened and heartbroken to learn of the loss of our good friend Wes. I have never met Wes… but I’ve known him for the last 7 years thru the message boards where he shared his poems, his ponderings and his quirky outlook on life… I know he was a good and kind man with a wonderful sense of humor. He loved his family very much … and was very proud of his beautiful daughter Danielle. He will be missed.

  16. Debbie, Danielle and the entire Singleton Family;
    My thoughts are with you all. Wes shared himself on our music bulletin boards for about 7 years and while I never met him, I feel honored to have had him in my life. The deep love he had for his family showed through in his posts. Danielle, he was so very proud of you! I hope that you can take some comfort in all of his poetry and artwork. His sense of humour and optimism will be sorely missed. My deepest sympathy.

  17. My deepest condolences to Wes’s family. We became friends through an online message board. He brought the gift of encouragement, and the gift of finding happiness in the simple activities of everyday life. I know he loved the Gauley, his friends, and above all his wife and daughter. I will always treasure the words we exchanged. My prayers are with his family that they may be comforted in their loss.

  18. I’m in such shock over the loss of a man I never met, but had the true honor of laughing with in a cyperworld of Creepy Internet Friends. Wes, you will be truly missed by the Boardies. To Wes’ family, thank you for sharing your husband/father with us. It made our days a little brighter. I hope you find peace in his memory. I know we will.

  19. My deepest sympathies to Wes’ wife and daughter, and his family. Although Wes and I never met, we are the same age and I graduated from Kennett. Though our association with music, and some music message boards, we knew a lot of the same places, people, and shared musical interests. His wit, love for his family and life, and his love for his Outer Banks and Gauley river vacations inspired me, and also kept me in stitches. the world needs more like Wes and I am fortunate to have been able to interact with him, and be a part, even in cyberspace, of his life. RIP Wes my friend.

  20. I was both shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of Wes. My deepest condolences to Deb and Danielle and the whole Singelton family. I virtually “met” Wes about seven years ago on a message board. There was not a day that went by that he did not put a smile on my face. He was a constant in our Boardie family. His sweet nature and the love of his family was a bright spot in my life for the past seven years. He was so proud of you Danielle as we saw through his writing . We experienced his sending you off to college and then your graduation through his words. He shared with us his everyday life and made us a part of it. His good nature and easy going ways will be forever missed.Rest in peace my friend .

  21. Dear Debbie and Family,
    I was so sorry to hear that Wes had passed away. You are in my thoughts
    and prayers. I will always remember Wes as someone who made me
    laugh and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be missed.

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