In Memory

William Wise

Willliam T. Wise, Jr. age 69 of Royal Palm Beach, Florida went home to be with the Lord on November 16, 2012. William began his earthly journey on November 10, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1948 William was adopted by the late Mr. William T. Wise, Sr. and the late Mrs. Rosella (nee Protting) Wise whom moved him to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to begin a happy childhood life with his new family. After graduation in 1962 William joined the United States Army to travel and see the world and while in Germany he met and married his wife, Brigitte. He completed his career with the United States Army as a Master Sergeant in 1989 after serving a total of 22 years. William had to wait a year to join his new occupation and in 1985 William began his new career as a Civilian employee with the Department of Defense until he retired in 2003. Besides his disciplined life as a military officer and civilian employee; he loved to race cars both foreign and domestic and was a huge fan of NASCAR racing or anytype of car racing; cooking was his other love and he could put together a fine home cooked meal without hesitation. William was a very generous, strict and extremely disciplined but conservative by nature type person, but most of all a good husband, father and loved his grandchildren. He will be forever remembered by his wife of 49 years, Brigitte Wise; his two children, Robert T. Wise and wife, Susie of Germany, and Thomas E. Wise and wife, Sandra of Germany; four grandchildren, Steven, Melissa, Luisa and Anna Wise all of Germany. A Memorial Service will be held at 6 PM on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Mizell-Faville-Zern Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 6411 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33405, (561) 833-4061. A Graveside Inurnment will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the South Florida VA National Cemetery, 6501 South State Road 7, Lake Worth, FL 33449, (561) 649-6489 with the United States Army presenting Military Honors to the family of William T. Wise, Jr.