Dr. Clarence John Wild passed away at home on March 25, 2013. He was born in Rochester, N.Y. on Jan. 30, 1927.
He graduated from the Aquinas Institute of Rochester, St. Bonaventure University, and the dental school of the University of Buffalo. After his residency at Metropolitan Hospital in New York City, he resided in Newport News for 25 years where he established an oral surgery practice with Dr. Rene Koun.
John is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dr. Charlotte Wild; four children: Tom Wild and his wife, Anne; Karen Allred and her husband, Richard; Norman Wild and his wife, Peg; Rick Wild and his wife, Jill; and six grandchildren: Brandon, Jason, Jacob, Kelly, Laura and Becky.
In honoring John's wishes, there will be no viewing or service. The family will receive friends 11 a.m.-1 p.m..on Saturday, March 30 at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com