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Leon Eugene Wise, 89, of Union City, IN went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 29, 2022, at the farm. He was born December 9, 1932, in Spartanburg, IN to the late Cecil and Mattie (Tillson) Wise. Leon married Anna McCracken on October 17, 1951 and were happily married for 69 years.
Leon was a farmer and Army Veteran proudly serving his country in the Korean War. He was a lifelong member of the Spartanburg United Methodist Church, served for 50 years on the Spartanburg Cemetery Board, the Merchants Bank Board for 40 years, and sold Becks Hybrids for 40 years. He also was involved in Rural Couples.
He is survived by his children; Becky Byrd of Winchester, IN, Kevin Wise (Joice) of Lynn, IN, Kyle Wise (Tracie) of Cicero, IN, grandchildren; Jared Byrd (Tanya), Jordan Byrd (Kerry), Darcy Uhrick (Ryan), Trevor Wise, Tess McAllister (Chase), Cody Wise and Kelsey Wise. Great-grandchildren; Delaney Byrd, Jayven Byrd, Lennox Uhrick, Langston Uhrick, baby McAllister due soon, and brother Duane (Betty) Wise.
He was preceded in death by his Wife Anna, his son Randy Wise, and brother Keith (Carol) Wise.
The family will receive visitors from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Reichard Funeral Home, 400 W. Deerfield Road, Union City, IN. A service to celebrate Leon's life will begin at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Spartanburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Spartanburg Cemetery c/o Sharon Kenworthy 7356 E. 700 S. Lynn, IN 47355
Memories may be shared online at www.reichardfh.com.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
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