David A. "Kook" Wise 1948 - 2016 

David A. Wise "Kook"
, 67, transitioned home to be with the Lord on August 7, 2016.   He was born in Wadsworth, Ohio, on June 13, 1948, to his parents Thomas and Leona Wise.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Leona Wise;  son, David Allen Wise;  and grandson, Tyler Wise.

He leaves to forever cherish his memory his loving wife of 33 years, Arlene Wise; sons, Anthony (Jenna), Brian (Jacob) and Frank (Tara) Wise;  daughters, Maria (Victor Jackson), Angie, Carla (Alfred), Pauline, and Tia (Josh)Wise;  brothers, Robert(Marilyn), Thomas(Peggy) and Richard (Donna) Wise;  sister,Mabel (Larry) Richmond;  17 grandchildren,  15 great-grandchildren;  and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Home Going celebration will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016, at 12 noon at Crossroads Community Church, 700 Gates Street, Doylestown, Ohio 44230.   Family will recieve friends from 11 a.m. until time of service.   Pastor Jerry Butcher, officiating.  Condolences may be sent to 744 Mercer Ave, Akron, Ohio 44320.

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 10, 2016

David Wise
Wadsworth High School
Wadsworth Grizzly Varsity Basketball Team, 1964-65. 
Front:  LoParo, Stoltz, Cordas, Miller, Matheny.  Middle:  Mr. Ridley (Coach), Boling, Holcomb, Wise, Sykes.  Back: Collister (Mgr.), Colbert, Sprankle, Milici, Leonard (Mgr.).  

Wadsworth Grizzly Track Team, 1964.  Row 1:  Hershman (Mgr.), Shoyat, Wagner, Cordas, Bonewit, Engler, Honeycutt, Moser, Anderson, Collins, Durnye, Lamson (Mgr.).  Row 2: Morris (Mgr.), Mann, Marshall, Geig, Howard, Myers, Christian, Belt, Miller, Wise, Lorton (Mgr.).  Row 3: Sprankle, Huge, LoPresty, Hanzie, Mays, Jones, Cranston, Hunsberger, Swinehart, Brock, Mr. Mast (Coach), Mr. Ridley (Coach).
Julie Batey  (WHS 1985), Chair, Wadsworth High School Alumni Association. 524 Broad Street, Wadsworth OH 44281.  
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