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Richard Lee Wise

November 27, 1942 — June 18, 2020

Richard Lee Wise, 77 of Casa, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. He was born November 27, 1942 in Casa, Arkansas to Richmon Wise and Mammie Jane Hayes. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers & one sister, William Wise, Mabel McCourt, Luther Dail Wise. 

He is survived by his son, Ricky Wise & Belinda, Centerville; daughter, Tina Tanner & Billy, Pottsville; four grandsons, David Tanner & Amber, Joseph Tanner, Michael Wise & Robin, Matthew Wise; four great-grandchildren, Mason Tanner, Raedyn Tanner, Anna Tanner, Wyatt Tanner; two brothers, Marvin Wise, Carmen Wise; sister, Vera Alexander, all of Casa.  

Richard attended South New Hope Assembly of God Church.  He was a farmer and enjoyed being outdoors hunting and fishing. 

His visitation will be 4-6pm, Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Russellville Family Funeral.  Graveside funeral service and burial will be 2pm, Monday, June 22, 2020,  in Needmore Cemetery at Casa, with Bro. Norman Chenowith officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

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Monday, June 22, 2020

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