Robert E. “Bob” Wise, 84 of Girardville, passed away Friday at the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill East Norwegian St., Pottsville.
Born in Philadelphia, November 10, 1932, he was a son of the late William and Katherine Maisenhelder Wise.
He was an U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War having served with the 1733 5th Recon Company.
Bob was a truck driver with the local Teamster Union and transported cabinets for Quakermaid and Elcho and last worked for AT McCormick Trucking.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by siblings Gloria, James and Jack Wise.
Bob is survived by his wife of 54 years Barbara M. Hengey Wise, Girardville; three sons; Jeff and his wife Kathy, Altoona, Craig and his wife Dianne, Quakertown and Robert and his wife Dennise, Girardville; two daughters; Deborah Hampton wife of Lloyd, Ashland and Kim Wise and companion Larry, Schuylkill Haven; 13 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; a brother; Bill Wise; sisters; Ruth Kephart, Delores Young and Kathy Ellis; Nieces and Nephews
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Interment with Military Honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.