April 30, 2021, 65, Goldsboro –
Elton “Red” Wise, age 65, passed away Friday at his residence. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of William Everett “Ebb” Wise and the late Gladys Guy Wise. “Red” was a member of Brogden United Methodist Church where he served as a Trustee. A friend to many, he was known as a “Jack Of All Trades”.
A visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday from 1:00pm until 3:00pm at Brogden United Methodist Church. A private graveside service will be held at the Wise Family Cemetery.
In addition to his father, “Red” is survived by his wife, Lynn Hopkins Wise; his children, Kristin Wise Ellis and her husband, David, Jordan Wise and Amber Tyson; a sister, Gail Johnson; brothers, Jarvis Wise, Ronald Wise and Ernest Wise; and his four-legged friends, “Dottie” and “Cassie”.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Gideons International, Goldsboro South Camp, P.O. Box 509, Goldsboro, NC 27533-0509.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Wise family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.