Carl Jones Wasley died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Golden Empire Convalescent Hospital in Grass Valley, Calif. He was 81.
In accordance with his wishes, there will be no services.
Mr. Wasley was born April 2, 1932, at Jones Hospital in Grass Valley, to William James and May Louise (Meyers) Wasley. He attended Gold Flat Elementary School in Nevada City and graduated from Nevada City High School. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1950 to 1953. Serving on a destroyer, he was stationed at Treasure Island in San Francisco, and in Japan.
After his discharge, he worked for Plaza Tire & Automotive until 1980. He then lived at Brunswick Village in Grass Valley, and then, due to health issues, he moved to Golden Empire Convalescent Hospital until leaving this earth peacefully on Nov. 6, 2013.
He enjoyed water skiing and fishing.
He lived a full life, loved visiting with his acquaintances and telling stories about his experiences.
You are in God’s hands and shall be missed by all.
He is survived by his son, Kevin Wasley of Penn Valley; daughter, Janet Bendict of Rigby, Idaho; brother and sister-in-law, William and Martha Wasley of Nevada City; grandchildren Ruth Ann Everett of Nevada City, Shawn Wasley of San Antonio, Texas, Andrew Wasley of Nevada City, Nathan Wasley and Mona Wasley, both of Grass Valley; and numerous other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Maurice Wasley; son, Carl Wasley; daughter, Katie Wasley and parents, William and May Wasley.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.