Richard Timothy Wise (1961-2017)Richard Timothy Wise (Tim) passed away on June 28th, 2017 after a battle with cancer at age 56. Left behind to honor his life are family members: Renee and Jessica Wise (Daughters) Becky West (Mother) Charles Wise (Father) Charles II and Joseph Wise (Brothers) Katherine Wise (Wife). Other family members include Bobby and Steve West, Melody Wise, Mark Shine, Kim Clarke, Trey, Benji, Bryan, Brenn, and Dianne Butterfield, Knoxene Royal, Scott Bucheit, Timothy Hood, Davette Stein, and Beverly Henderson.
Tim served in the US Navy from 1983 until his honorable discharge in 1989 after completing a decorated record and promotions and service at the Groton CN Submariner School, the USS Pintado, and on the SSBN Francis Scott Key serving as E4 Petty Officer. After serving the US Navy post-discharge responsible for external communications at the Naval Weapons Station Charleston, he went on to serve in various humanity-related capacities, including storm recovery work from the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Central Florida Hospice VITAS. To donate, please visit VITASCommunityConnection.org, and if mailed, please make checks payable to VITAS Community Connection and address your donation to:
VITAS Community Connection
2201 Lucien Way
Maitland, FL 32751
While the family is sorry for their loss of Tim, they remain focused on honoring Tim and reflecting on his kind and sensitive ways that enriched so many. Vale, non sum oblitus.