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Willie Wise, 85, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2020)

Willie Wise of Campbellsville passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020. He was 85 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Haywood Riner and Rev. Brent Gupton. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Willie Wise of Campbellsville, son of the late Ira Wise and Sarah Phillips Wise, was born October 22, 1934 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 5:02 P.M., Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Campbellsville.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church.

Willie served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a longtime farmer and drove a milk truck for several years. He enjoyed going to car shows, was a member of the Tri County Car Club and was very proud of his 1959 Ford convertible.

Willie united in marriage to Hazel Marple December 29, 1956. She preceded him in death April 4, 2012.

He is survived by two step sons: Wally Humphress and wife, Peggy of Campbellsville and Howard Humphress and wife, Patty of Canton, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Dawn Wise of Campbellsville; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister and one brother: Gladys Wise Roberts and Willard Wise and wife, Delma; special friend, Willine Bowman all of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Willie was also preceded in death by one son, Stephen "Steve" Wise; one brother, Vallis Wise and one sister, Bernice Wise.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Bluegrass Way Assisted Living for their loving care.

The family request expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or Green River Ministries Homeless Shelter. Donations may be made at Parrott & Ramse Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Willie Wise, 85, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2020)

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