James E. "Jim" Wise, age 70 of Atwater, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Robinson Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 28, 1943, in Ravenna, Ohio. Jim proudly served his country as a member of the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He later became a member of the American Legion. Jim loved traveling to casinos and listening to his extensive music collection.
Jim is survived by his beloved wife Robin Wise, brother Kevin (Brenda) Wise, sister Patricia (Bill) Olson, sons James and Michael Wise, and step-sons Kevin (Shannon) Robenstine and Ben (Lori) Schneff. Jim is also survived by two step-daughters, grandchildren: Markus, Holly, Nathan, and Alex, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father Elmer Wise, mother Becky Wise, and step-mother Thelma Wise.
Friends will be received Thursday, October 24, 2013, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Pastor David Ballert will officiate the funeral service immediately following at 7:00 PM.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.