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Reichard Funeral Home
Tuesday August 2nd, 2022
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Reichard Funeral Home
Wednesday August 3rd, 2022
10:00am

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Leon Eugene Wise

Leon Eugene Wise, 89, of Union City, IN went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 29, 2022, at the farm. He was born December 9, 1932, in Spartanburg, IN to the late Cecil and Mattie (Tillson) Wise. Leon married Anna McCracken on October 17, 1951 and were happily married for 69 years.

Leon was a farmer and Army Veteran proudly serving his country in the Korean War. He was a lifelong member of the Spartanburg United Methodist Church, served for 50 years on the Spartanburg Cemetery Board, the Merchants Bank Board for 40 years, and sold Becks Hybrids for 40 years. He also was involved in Rural Couples.


He is survived by his children; Becky Byrd of Winchester, IN, Kevin Wise (Joice) of Lynn, IN, Kyle Wise (Tracie) of Cicero, IN, grandchildren; Jared Byrd (Tanya), Jordan Byrd (Kerry), Darcy Uhrick (Ryan), Trevor Wise, Tess McAllister (Chase), Cody Wise and Kelsey Wise. Great-grandchildren; Delaney Byrd, Jayven Byrd, Lennox Uhrick, Langston Uhrick, baby McAllister due soon, and brother Duane (Betty) Wise.


He was preceded in death by his Wife Anna, his son Randy Wise, and brother Keith (Carol) Wise.

The family will receive visitors from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Reichard Funeral Home, 400 W. Deerfield Road, Union City, IN. A service to celebrate Leon's life will begin at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Spartanburg Cemetery.


Memorial contributions may be directed to the Spartanburg Cemetery c/o Sharon Kenworthy 7356 E. 700 S. Lynn, IN 47355


Memories may be shared online at www.reichardfh.com.


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Guestbook

Becky, Kevin and family-
We are so very sorry to learn of your dad’s passing. We are unable to attend the viewing. Please know you’re in our thoughts and prayers. Take care.

Steve and Marla Threewits Aug 2 2022 3:01 PM

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Lynn and MaryAnn Rickert Aug 2 2022 2:25 PM

I. Remember that Leon always had a wonderful smile, a kind word and positive attitude. He and Anna raised wonderful children and I will forever refer to them as family. My prayers are with all of you along with great memories of your family. God bless all of you at this difficult time.

Teresa Norton Miklos Aug 1 2022 10:54 PM

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Donna Tedrow Aug 1 2022 10:50 PM

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Nate and Becky and Ryan Lafuze Aug 1 2022 8:39 PM

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Brad and Beth Davis Aug 1 2022 4:51 PM

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Carla Guthrie Aug 1 2022 4:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Wise

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