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Obituary: Charles Wayne Wiley, Columbus

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Charles “Wayne” Wiley, 75, of Midway Street, died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday, August 24, 2014, at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation Columbus.

Wayne was born July 1, 1939, in Seymour, the son of Ed and Cathleen Helt Wiley.

Being a "Jack of all trades," Wayne worked many jobs throughout his life. He worked as a carpenter, an electrician, and a plumber. Wayne enjoyed hunting, collecting antiques, spending time with his friends, and mushroom hunting.

The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Pastor Larry Coon officiating. Calling will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time Wednesday, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Springer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charles Wayne Wiley Memorial Fund through the funeral home.

Survivors include his daughters, Laura (Larry) Guthrie of Nineveh, Indiana, and Rhonda (Tim) Blandford of Seymour, Indiana; a son, Clint (Sondie) Wiley of Elizabethtown, Indiana; sisters, Karen (Chris) Crawl of Columbus, Alma (Keith Guthrie) Wiley and Virginia (Ronnie) Eckert, both of Elizabethtown, and Peggy Wiley of Los Angeles, California; a brother, Denny (Dottie) Wiley of Derry, New Hampshire;  a sister-in-law, Kathie Wiley of Englewood, Florida, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren..

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed & Cathleen Helt Wiley; and a brother, Dale Wiley.

You are invited to view his video tribute after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.

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