Richard Wise, 83, of Doylestown, PA, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the Greenleaf Nursing Home in Doylestown, PA.
Born May 8, 1938 in Tewksbury Township, NJ, Richard lived in Frenchtown, NJ before moving to Riegelsville, PA, were he lived for many years. Richard graduated from North Hunterdon High School. He worked as a mechanic for Walt’s Repair Shop in Ringoes, NJ, for over 10 years. Prior to that, Richard worked for Kerr’s Repair Shop in Mt. Airy, NJ and Snap-On Tools, at one time. He was an avid NASCAR and baseball fan. Richard was a motorcycle enthusiast, and especially enjoyed his Harley Davidson and BMW motorcycles.
Son of the late Francis and Helen Mary (Farley) Wise, Richard is survived by his son William “Bill” Wise and his wife Tammy of Flemington, NJ, his daughter Melissa St. John and her husband David of Glassboro, NJ, his five grandchildren and his great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Carolyn Wise and his sister Elsie Wise.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 11 AM at the Fairmount Cemetery, County Road 517, Tewksbury, NJ, with Reverend William “Tex” Culton officiating. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.