Hugh R. Wiley

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Hugh R. Wiley

84, Indianapolis, Indiana, died January 2, 2014 at Clare Bridge of Carmel. He was born January 13, 1929 on the family farm in Boone County to Arthur Newton & Mildred Flossie (Reish) Wiley. He married Jacqueline Wesner on January 27, 1950 and she preceded him in death on June 16, 1992. He then married Marilyn (Wills) Harding on January 8, 1994 and she preceded him in death on November 8, 2013.

Hugh was a 1947 graduate of Kirklin High School and attended Purdue University, where he studied engineering. He was a tool and die maker at Allison Transmission retiring in 1979 after 30 years. He was also a Real Estate Agent. He was raised Methodist and was a member of the University Heights United Methodist Church in Indianapolis and was an associate member of the First Baptist Church in Lebanon. Mr. Wiley taught Sunday school, enjoyed camping, traveling with his family, photography, real estate, enjoyed teaching kids and coached Little League football at Baxter YMCA. He was also an avid Colts fan and a Purdue fan.

Hugh is survived by 4 Daughters: Pam (Tom) Gonder of Ocean Springs, MS, Liz (Randy) Bowman of Noblesville, Sue Inman of Fishers, and Melinda (Larry) Wilson of Indianapolis; 3 Sons: Phil (Rita) Wiley, Fred (Jan) Wiley of Indianapolis, and Ed (Tracey) Wiley, all of Indianapolis; 3 Step Children: Scott T (Karen) Harding, Sara J. Harpham and Steve Harding; Brother: Robert N. (Roberta) Wiley of Thorntown; 20 Grandchildren and 21 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, David Wiley; a brother, Bruce Wiley; and a step daughter, Susan Harding.

Visitation will Monday, January 6, 2014 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home with the service following at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Mud Creek Cemetery in Boone County. Memorial donations may be made to Wheeler Mission or . Online condolences may be made at

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Goodwin Funeral Home
200 S Main Street
Frankfort, IN 46041
(765) 654-5533
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 4, 2014
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