He died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at his residence.
Interment will be in Highland Cemetery.
Mr. Wansley was retired from Pipefitter Local No. 198 and was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church. He was a former longtime resident of Baton Rouge and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife Sybil Wansley.
He is survived by one son, Hal Wansley (Joyce) of Hattiesburg; two sisters, Iva Carter and Dorothy Langston, both of Laurel; and one brother, Fred Wansley of Laurel.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.