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Kenneth C. “Kenny” Wise


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WISE, Kenneth C. “Kenny”, 98, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Oakwood Village. Kenny was born April 28, 1921 in Springfield, Ohio to Clarence and Daisy (Craig) Wise. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Kenny’s friendly smile and outgoing personality made him a successful car salesman for 40 years for numerous dealerships. He was a life-long member of Elks Lodge #51 and the Masons, and a past President of the Springfield Liedertafel Club. Kenny was an avid golfer who played regularly until he was 94. He scored numerous holes-in-one and played every course in Clark County. He was inducted into the Springfield/Clark County Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011. Survivors include three children, Sandra (John) Freshour, Patricia (Michael) McClelland and Linda (Darrel) Lytle; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Wise; seven grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and special nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, in 2007; son, Danny; grandson, Craig; and a brother, James. The family would like to thank the staff of Oakwood Village, Woodlands Assisted Living for their attentive and compassionate care of Kenny. Due to the circumstances at this time in our world, the family has made the difficult choice to hold a private service. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at Arrangements by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.

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So very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Our Dad (Don Moody) sat with you Dad in the café at Oakwood Village Assisted living, they became fast friends and looked out for each other. Hopefully, they have had lunch together once again, but at a much bigger table with our Lord, as Dad passed away Saturday, . Blessing to your family during this time. The Donald Moody Family.

- Chris (Moody) Healy, Monday March 23rd, 2020

So sorry for the loss of your Father. I have fond memories of the card get togethers he had with my Mom and Dad. I can still hear the laughs. May Kenny RIP and God give comfort to his children, family, and close friends.

- Jim and Bonnie Powell, Monday March 23rd, 2020

Uncle Kenny was a very special person and always had a smile on his face. I can still see him sitting on his back porch smiling and laughing while visiting with him. He was a great help to my father especially as he got older. He will be missed! Sorry my brother, sister and I couldn’t be at the funeral to celebrate his life.

- Carol Jeter, Friday March 20th, 2020

I have many fond memories of Uncle Kenny from my childhood. I still remember his smile. I am sorry our family will not be able to make it to Ohio for his services. My love & prayers are with the family.

- Heather Hartsock, Friday March 20th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. He had a very good long life.

- Bill Burns , Wednesday March 18th, 2020

Sandy - so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Sounds like a life well lived. Take care .💓

- Dan & Bonnie Schutte, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

To all of you so sorry for your lost. I remember seeing him at the Elks I know some of you and I’m sending prayers and hugs at this difficult time.

- ChiChi Price, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

Such a super guy! Always enjoyed being around him and the ole stories shared! He truly lived a great long life! Our families all send you our condolences! RIP Kenny!

- Dave & Bobbie , Tuesday March 17th, 2020

I am so sorry for your families loss Sandy.

- Susie Gunter, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

I so sorry to hear of the passing of father and father in law. Sending prayers

- Cheryl Mullenix, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

I’m so sorry for the loss of Kenny. He was a kind man and every time I was around him he always had a smile on his on his face, he will be missed by all! I love this family with all my heart! You are in my prayers

- Debbie and Charlie Hayden, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

Cheryl and family for your loss! Still can see him at drive in church with Danny! Prayer’s for all!

- Debi and Mike Cochran, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

Sending special thoughts, easing prayers, and caring hugs to all in Kenny's Family, may he Rest In Peace, Your Friends, Sheila & Dale

- Dale Warfel, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

Cheryl and Family, we are so sorry for the loss of Danny's dad. Keep his memories close to your hearts and know he is at peace with his son. Many prayers.

- Pam and Dan Price, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

Cheryl and Family:A really nice man,I enjoyed talking with at Oakwood. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. GOD BLESS. Barb and Tom

- Tom Clifford, Tuesday March 17th, 2020

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