1939 - 2015 John Thomas Wise, 75, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was born on September 12, 1939, in Woodville, to Ora Mae Spinks Wise and John Q. Wise. John joined the United States Navy, where he served in the Vietnam War. He later retired from the Navy having achieved the rank of CWO4. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Wise of Beaumont; sons, John David Wise and James Lee Wise and his wife, Kenna, all of Nederland; step daughter, Cynthia Summers and her husband, Jason, of Beaumont; step son, Robert Simpson of Kansas; half sister, Nadean Peck of Tulsa, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchild. A gathering of Mr. Wise's family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2015. Mr. Wise will be laid to rest at sea on a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Mar. 12, 2015