Thursday, December 7, 2017

Charles Edward “Charley” Wise Sr. (November 30, 2017)

Charles Edward “Charley” Wise Sr., age 82, of Palestine, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:30 AM at his residence. He was born on January 19, 1935 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Andrew & Bertha (York) Wise.

Charley is survived by his wife of 45 years, Ramona (Duvall) Curtner Wise 2 daughters, Terri Marie Wise and Karen Sue Wise Roseski; 2 sons, Michael Douglas Wise and Charles Edward “Chuck” Wise Jr.; 2 step sons, Lonnie Lee Curtner and Shawn Allen Curtner; step daughter, Carla Kay Curtner; as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his half brother, Norman Wise; 3 half sisters, Valma Wise Lyme, Leona Wise Schrader and Mary Wise Stover; infant daughter, Tammy Wise and step son Kelly Joe Curtner.

Charley was a member of the National Rifle Association, National Fast Draw Association, Darke County Fish and Game Club and Buckeye Sherriff Association. He entered into active duty on April 17, 1956 and was honorably discharged on April 9, 1959 as a member of the United States Army.

There will be a service held on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio, with Chaplain JB Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Ohio, with Tim Glidewell officiating. A graveside military service will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. Family will receive friends on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 2-4 PM at the funeral home.

The family request that everyone dress casual and for his hunting buddies to dress with their camouflage. In lieu of flowers it is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Liberty Township Fire Department or FISH food bank. Condolence for the family may be sent through