OBITUARY

Howard Ocie Wise Jr.

August 22, 1941July 14, 2017
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Howard, of Edmond, lost his 13 month battle with cancer on Friday. He loved his family, his friends, and his dogs. He touched many lives and everyone who knew him will feel his absence.

He was born in Oklahoma City, raised in Edmond, and attended Edmond High School. He pursued his higher education at both Cameron University and the University of Central Oklahoma. Howard was a Sergeant in the US Army and completed two tours in the Vietnam War. He was a licensed Electrical Contractor and owner of Wise Electric in Edmond until his retirement. He was a member of the Christian Church Disciples of Christ.

Howard has been active in several community groups including: Lions Club, Board of Directors of the Lions Boys Ranch, Edmond Amateur Radio Society, Secretary Treasurer of the QCWA, Oklahoma City Triumph Club, Boy Scouts of America and its honor society Order of the Arrow, as well as playing Santa for the residents of Oklahoma Christian Home for 25 years.

His parents Clara Wise and Howard O. Wise Sr., and his son Michael W. Wise preceded Howard in death. Howard is survived by his wife, Nancy of Edmond; son, Mark Wise and wife Beth of Edmond; daughter-in-law, Sheri Wise of Edmond; son, Frank of Germany; brother, Lawrence Wise of Guthrie; sister, Frances Coffee of Edmond; as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 22, 2017
  • Inurnment Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Howard Ocie Wise Jr.

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DEBBI MURPHY

July 18, 2017

IM SO SORRY FRAN FOR YOUR LOSS. THIS GOES OUT TO HIS ENTIRE FAMILY. I BELIEVE HE IS AT PEACE AND NOT IN PAIN ANYMORE. HEAVEN JUST GAINED ANOTHER ANGEL. HUGS <3 XOXO LOVE YOU FRAN.

Frances king

July 18, 2017

Howard ,was a nice neighbor to have .very creative and inventive. We enjoyed knowing him for awhile as well as his sister Frances . He will be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this time of his loss. With Love,Maury,Frances and Andy King

david gross

July 18, 2017

nancy and family im sorry to hear about howard .David, Dempsey & Wanda,s son

marsha baxter

July 17, 2017

Nancy and family. I am so sorry for the loss of Howard. He was a sweet gentle giant and will be missed. Hugs and love to you all. Marsha Baxter

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