David G. Wise, 66 of Granite City passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Gateway Regional Hospital in Granite City.
David was born on August 9, 1949 in Granite City; a son to the late Jesse L. and Alene (Jacobs) Wise. David was a carpenter for the Carpenter's Union Local #5 in St. Louis and he proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Air Force.
He is survived by and will be missed by his sisters; Debbie and (Richard) Cooper of Granite City, Paula Wise of Maryville, Pam Wise of Collinsville; his brother, Jess Wise of Aurora, CO; his son, Michael Wise; his daughter, Josette Meyer; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; his best friend, John Carpenter; his cat and best bud, Tigger.
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his daughter, Melissa Dieker.
In celebration of his life, friends may call on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to the Granite City A.P.A.
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