Thomas Leroy Wise Sr., 72 of McDermott died Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at SOMC Hospice. He was born January 30, 1947, in Portsmouth to the late Carl and Eva Waugaman Wise. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers; Harvey, Eddie, Eugene, and Paul Wise and 2 sisters; Katherine Hayes and Rosemary Jewett.
Thomas retired from Parker Sweeper Company in Springfield, Ohio. He was saved on December 17, 2019. He enjoyed line and square dancing, playing cards, being outdoors, spending time with his grandkids and loved his dog, Rosco.
Thomas is survived by a son, Thomas L. (Rebecca) Wise Jr. of West Portsmouth, a daughter, Tonya Cooper of McDermott, 5 grandchildren; Machala Daniels, Luke Rose, Madison Cooper, Nick Toppins, and Brittany Howard, 4 great-grandchildren; Nova, Miyah, Maylanna, and Johnathan, a brother, Carl Wise Jr. of Florida, and a sister, Thelma Webb of McDermott.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, January 12, 2020, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Danny Thompson officiating and interment in Cooper Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday starting at 12:00 PM. Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com.