Kenneth WiseJuly 30, 1959 ~ September 8, 2017 (age 58)
Kenneth Wise, age 58, of Marion, passed away Friday, September 08, 2017 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center in Asheville. A native of Avery County, North Carolina, born July 30, 1959, he was the son of the late Frank and Gladys Dellinger Wise.
A man who loved his family and God, Kenneth enjoyed working with wood and doing carpentry work. For over 20 years, Mr. Wise proudly served his community with the Woodlawn-Sevier Volunteer Fire Department. He attended Hicks Chapel Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah C. Wise; two sons, Shane Crawford (Katie) of Marion and Brandon Crawford (Lisa) of King Bay, Georgia; one daughter, Jennifer Wise of Spruce Pine; one brother, Frank Wise, Sr. (Sue); four sisters, Louise Yelton (Alvin), Lois Frye (Thomas), Lou Ann Elliott (Ricky) and Doris Freeman; eight grandchildren, Tyler, Ethan, Conner, Carter, Brandon, Jenesis, Sebastian and Emma Reese; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service in Marion.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Hicks Chapel Baptist Church with Pastor Chad Wise officiating. Interment will follow at North Cove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Flowers are acceptable and appreciated. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Wise’s memory are asked to consider, CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care-McDowell, 68 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28803 (www.carepartnersfoundation.org) and/or John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center, Asheville, North Carolina 28803.
CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care - McDowell
68 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville NC 28803
John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center
21 Belvedere Road, Asheville NC 28803