Robert Thomas (Tom) Wise (2018-08-13 14:59:40)

Robert Thomas (Tom) Wise, age 92, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk in Banner Elk, NC.

He was born on November 4, 1925 a son of the late Otis and Ellen Ford Wise.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Benfield Wise; Three brothers, Ben, Milton (Skeeze ) and Dock Wise; One sister Gay Wise Franklin.

He retired from Underwood & Weld after 35 years of service, as a diesel truck mechanic.
Tom leaves behind to cherish his memory his: Children; Pat (Shuf) Carpenter, Tommie Richardson, Robert Wise Jr. and Debbie (Jerry) Dotson.
One brother; Lowell (Linda) Wise; Three sisters; Roberta Aldridge, Leota Coffey and Phyllis Blackburn.
7 Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews.

Services for Tom Wise will be held on Sunday August 12, 2018 in the Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home beginning at 3PM with Pastor Roger Wise officiating.
The family will receive friends on Sunday August 12, 2018 starting at 1PM and will go up until the service hour at 3PM.
Interment will follow in Newland Cemetery.

The Family would like to offer a special thanks to Life Care Center in Banner Elk for their dedicated and wonderful service to Tom Wise.

In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made to: Fletchers Chapel Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 493 Newland, NC 28657.

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The care of Tom and his family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
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