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Charles E. "Gene" Wiseman

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Wiseman Charles E. "Gene" Wiseman, age 84, of Columbus, passed away at his residence with his 3 children by his side on June 4, 2017. He was born on November 2, 1932 to the late Charles L. and Luella (Rambo) Wiseman in Canon Station (Fultonham) Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his wife Jo Ann (Keck) Wiseman of 39 years and a brother Roy Wiseman. Gene is survived by three children, Charles R. (Jennie) Wiseman, Kenny Wiseman and Kathy (Dante) Wiseman. He has five grandchildren, Scott, Eric (Megan), Caitlin (Josh), Stephanie, Ashley (Jeffrey); and three great grandchildren, Grant, Casen and Jordan. Charles is survived by his brothers, Pearl Ray (Beulah) Wiseman, Max (Donna) Wiseman; and sister, Helen (Ted) Bunting. Charles served in the US Army from 1952 to 1954 and in Korea in 1953 and 1954. Charles worked for the City of Columbus Division of Electricity for 30 years. He retired as Distribution Manager in 1985. He was very activity in the 728th military police army reunions. He was 33rd Degree Mason and a member of the Magnolia Number 20 lodge. Charles enjoyed farming and pulling tractors. He was a collector of tractor parts and restoring tractors. Charles will be missed not only by his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren but by many close friends and family. The arrangements are being handled by NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, 3047 E. Dublin Granville Rd., Columbus on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., also on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. He will be laid to rest at Glen Rest Memorial Estate, Reynoldsburg, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to The 728th Military Police Battlion Reunion, in care of Kathy Wiseman. Messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.NewcomerColumbus.com

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 8, 2017
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