Jackson Kesler II

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William Jackson Kesler, II, age 85, of Wilmore, KY, husband of Betty Wilson Kesler, died Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Wesley Village, Wilmore, KY. Dr. Kesler was born July 15, 1938, in Roanoke, VA, to the late William Jackson and Eunice (Thrasher) Kesler. He was a retired Professor of Theatre at Western Kentucky University and was a member of the First Methodist Church, Lexington, KY. Survivors other than his wife include: one daughter, Sara Elizabeth Conway, NC; one son, Andrew Wilson Kesler, Lexington; three grandchildren, Amanda Katherine Kesler, Meredith Kesler, and Rebecca Ann Conway. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Peter Kesler. Memorials are suggested to the Jackson W. Kesler II Costuming Scholarship Fund, Department of Theatre & Dance, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #71086, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086 Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg, KY, where expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family on Dr. Kesler’s Tribute Wall at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.
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