David Richard "Dick" Wise

February 7, 1929February 24, 2013

David Richard “Dick” Wise, 84, died Sunday, February 24, 2013. Born in Miami in 1929 to Arapad & Fritzi Wise. A Miami High graduate. A US Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton during the Korean War. A graduate of the University of Miami and became a CPA. Worked for Walton Building Products for 8 years before opening B. Wise Realty in 1967. Retired in 1975 at age 46 to spend time with the love of his life, Lorna, his wife of 61 years who survives him. An avid golfer, Dick was the low medalist for the first Miami junior golf tournament. Dick also won the Camp Pendleton Club Championship in 1953. He and Lorna spent over 30 years traveling in their motorhomes throughout North America. Relocated from Miami to Tampa in 1998. Also survived by daughter, Staci Blatt (Jon), son Robert S. Wise (Rosemary); grandchildren, Daniel Neill (Rebecca), Aaron Wise, Jason Blatt (Tasha) and Avery Blatt; great-grandson, Adam; sister, Nanci Miller; many nephews, nieces and cousins. An honest and generous man who is greatly loved and will be sorely missed. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in Hillsboro Memorial Gardens, 2323 W. Brandon Blvd. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to LifePath Hospice.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, February 27, 2013

David Richard "Dick" Wise

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Cary Chassner

March 1, 2013

I deeply sorry for your loss, Dick was a great man and will be truly missed. I wish Lorna and Family all the best. We send our love and if there is anything we can do to help, please let me know. Cary

Lucille & Herb Cohen

February 28, 2013

We were deeply saddened to read about Dick's passing. Although we haven't been as close as we would have liked to be since you moved to Tampa, you have both been in our thoughts. Our sincere condolences on your loss.

February 27, 2013

Our condolences to all.
Gary Feder and Nancy Tobin,
Irwin and Doris Feder, and family

Heidi Taylor

February 27, 2013

Bob, I am really sorry for your loss. I know how close you were to your father and what a great influence he had on your life. I know you and your family will miss him dearly.

Audrey Major and Heidi Taylor

February 27, 2013

Dear Lorna and Family,

I'm so sorry for your loss. Dick was a very special man and will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with you all.

Love, Phyllis Besterman

Curtis Brown

February 26, 2013

Bob, Sorry to hear about your dad. If there's anything I can do for you and your family, please let me know. Curtis

Avery Blatt

February 26, 2013

RIP Papa. I loved you very much and I will miss you tremendously. You were the best!

February 26, 2013

Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved. We know how much Dick will be missed. We cherish the memories we have of all the RV Rallies we attended with you and Dick. Much love to you and your family. Eileen & Eddie

Tom & Sandy Mewborn

February 26, 2013

So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. He will certainly be missed and my prayers go out to Lorna and the family. God Bless.

February 26, 2013

Lorna and family-so very sorry for your loss. Rest in Peace, Dick.
Madelyn Rosenberg MHS '55