Wesley Adam Cress, 32, of Westminster, died suddenly on March 2, 2010 at the Carroll Hospital Center.

Born July 7, 1977 in Baltimore, he was the son of H. Gary and Lydia Kendrick Cress of Westminster. He was the husband of 6 years to Carla Curran Cress.

He was a Fire Proofer for Davenport. Wesley had a strong love of music, playing his guitar and writing songs. He was an accomplished gymnast and golfer and had a talent for house painting. He loved the Ravens, cooking, music by Queen and his dog, Sunny. His friends said his greatest attribute was his infectious smile.

Surviving in addition to his parents and wife is daughter Ava Grace Cress of Westminster; brother H. Paul Cress of New York City; grandparents Elsie Cress of Finksburg and Melvin Kendrick of Hornell, NY; his mother-in-law Patricia Goonan of Reisterstown; cousins Tara Simpkins, Alissa Harrington, Katelyn and Bethany Leedy and many aunts and uncles. He was pre-deceased by father-in-law Thomas Curran and by grandparents Mildred Kendrick and Harlan G. Cress.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster.

Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Greg Fetzer of Faith Lutheran Church in Timonium. Interment will be in Lakeview Memorial Park.