He was of the Methodist faith. He was an associate professor emeritus of electronic technology at Cleveland State Community College for 35 years.
He served in the Army European Theater in World War II.
He enjoyed being around his family and all of God’s creation.
He was the son of the late Mason Sesler Sr. and Ona Yoak Sesler. He was also preceded in death by his son, Mason Bishop Sesler III; brother, Russell Sesler; and sister, Catherine McArthur.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 65 years, Frances Key Sesler of Cleveland; five children: Maria (Lou) Summerer of Canada, Mark (Patricia) Sesler of Nashville, N.C., Russell (Cynthia) Sesler of Brentwood, Jeffrey (Debbie) Sesler of Rossville, Ga., and Tracy (Alex) Moyers of Chattanooga; five grandchildren: Angela, Briana, Kathy, Debra and Nicolle; five great-grandchildren: Brittany, Abby, Ethan, Mason and Dylan; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Chaplain Pat Davis officiating.
Interment will be held at 2 p.m. in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
The family extends a special appreciation to Hospice of Chattanooga Cleveland staff.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that you would please be kind, patient and understanding with someone today.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Sesler family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.