Obituary for William Wiley
William “Bill” (Bo) Wiley, 74 of Ashland, passed away Saturday evening, April 8, 2017 at his residence following a long illness.
Bill was born in Lodi, Ohio on June 26, 1942 and was the son of William Wilson and Emma Dorinne (Sanders) Wiley. He had been a resident of the Ashland area all of his life.
He was a graduate of Polk High School class of 1960. He served his country as a veteran of the United States Army from 1964 to 1966 as a military policeman.
He was employed by the A.L. Garber Company for 41 years where he worked in the Die Cutting Department.
He was a member of the Ontario Christian Church. He enjoyed mowing his yard and working on the church grounds. He sang on the Praise Worship Team at the church and participated in short term mission trips to Thailand, Haiti, Mexico and Arizona.
He also enjoyed camping playing and singing music, and was an Ohio State Basketball and Football fan.
On December 6, 1991 he was married to Dianne (Denslow) Miller who survives him. He is also survived by his children, Monica Wiley of Ashland; Jennifer Miller (Keith Clark) of Shiloh; Russ (Carrie) Wiley of Powell, Ohio; Mike (Jill) Miller of Ashland; grandchildren, Ashley Oxender, Noah Wiley, Jared Wiley, Hannah Wiley, Della Compton, Carson Miller and Jake Miller; one sister, Bonnie (John) Austen of Jeromesville, one brother, Jack (Barb) Wiley of Springfield, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Richard Wiley.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Allen officiating. Burial will be in the Ashland County Memorial Park where the Ashland Veterans Honor Guard will conduct full military honors. Friends may call Monday April 17, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home.
The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Ontario Christian Church, 1029 Lewis Rd. Mansfield, Ohio 44903 or to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, Ohio 44805.
For those not able to attend, expressions of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting denbowfh.com