Robert L. Wise, age 73, of Huntsville, Arkansas, passed away April 20, 2014, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born May 18, 1940, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Chester and Daisy (Davis) Wise.
Robert served in the United States Navy for 22 years. After retiring from the Navy he worked for MacKay Communications for 20 years. His hobby was playing the guitar.
Preceding him in death were his parents and six siblings: Chet Wise, Donald Wise, Harold Wise, Jack Wise, Bernice Green and an infant sister Lucille.
Survivors include: his wife, Mary (Howerton) Wise of the home; one daughter Tanya Mitchell of Pensacola, Florida; three sisters: Joan, Colleen and Shirley; three grandchildren: Joseph Mitchell, Christina Lubinski and Monica Lauber; and one great-grandson, Jacob Mitchell.
Robert will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Funeral services for Robert Wise will be held at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Rev. Ron Marsh will officiate. Burial will follow in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.