LEXINGTON, Ky. - James Wesley, Self, Sr., 84, husband of the late Mary Helen Self, passed away Thurs. Oct. 17, 2013 at the Hospice Care Center. Born May 10, 1929 in Lexington, KY, he was the son of the late Nathaniel N. Self and Dessie Sturgeon Self. Mr. Self was a U.S. Marine veteran, and retired from Pieratt’s after a forty year career. Mr. Self was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church where he had been a Sunday School teacher, a past member of the Chancel Choir, and had served on the administrative church board. He recently had attended Nicholasville United Methodist Church. He was an avid golfer.
Survivors include three children, Jim (Linda) Self, Jeff (Janet) Self, and Cheri Self; three grandchildren, Melissa, Eric, and Amanda; and eight great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and a grandson, Matthew Estes.
Funeral services will be held 12:30 pm Mon. at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-5 pm on Sun. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent in lieu of flowers to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504.
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