Charles Rogers Wiseman
1935 - 2019
Porter Loring Mortuary McCullough
1101 McCullough Ave.
San Antonio, TX
July 23, 1935 - February 2, 2019
Charles Rogers Wiseman was born on July 23, 1935, to Blanch and Ed Wiseman. He spent his younger years on the family ranch and went to a rural two-room school. He then transferred to public schools in San Antonio to prepare him for college. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1953. That fall, he entered Texas A&M University, where he received a degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1959. Prior to graduating, he married Patricia Padgett. They have been married for 60 years and had two children, Charles Vincent and Polly. Charlie is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia and their son, Charles Vincent, and his three children, Savannah, Marsy, and James Rogers, and by his granddaughter, Amanda Taylor "AT", and son-in-law, David Bruce Franklin. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Ann "Tootie" Simpson, and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter Polly Wiseman Franklin and his parents Ed and Blanche Wiseman.

Charlie opened the Wiseman Animal Hospital in San Antonio in September 1959, where he practiced veterinary medicine for 37 years. He was an avid skeet shooter and hunter and travelled all over the world with his wife Pat. Charlie was President of the Bexar County Veterinary Medical Society, President of the San Antonio Gun Club, President of San Antonio A&M Club and President of the 12th Man Foundation at Texas A&M. In 2003, he was inducted into the A&M Letterman's Association Hall of Honor and in 2007 he was named an Outstanding Alumnus of the College of Veterinary Medicine. He was a devoted Aggie, and in 2014 he received A&M's highest distinction among former students when he was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus by the Association of Former Students. He endowed an athletic scholarship and later a scholarship to the College of Veterinary Medicine at A&M in memory of his mother, Blanche, and also endowed a Chair in Cardiology. Charlie and his family endowed a Presidential Scholarship in memory of his daughter, Polly.

FEBRUARY 7, 2019
3:00 PM


Interment will be private at Mission Burial Park South.

Honorary Pallbearers will be William G. "Bub" Hundley, Billie Trimmier, John Scovell, Lawrence Ligon, Mark Vara, Jackie Sherrill, Arno Krebs, Gerry Griffin, Bill Cauthorn and R. C. Slocum.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the 12th Man Foundation at Texas A&M University or Outreach at Alamo Heights United Methodist Church or to a charity of your choice.

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Published by San Antonio Express-News from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2019.
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So sorry to hear about your brothers death, Tootie. I am visiting in San Antonio and my mother, Hilda just told me. I have good memories of growing up and visiting your ranch.
Darwa Jean Cotton
February 9, 2019
Great sadneallss in learning of Charles' passing. Fond remembrances of him at his vet clinic and seeing him at A&M occasions and also Jefferson reunions. It's a great loss to all the people that he touched in his life.
Karl and I send our condolences to you and the family. Ann Springeer
Ann & Karl springer
February 8, 2019
What a legacy left by Dr. Wiseman. I was in awe seeing all of the friends and colleagues at the funeral today. On behalf of the members of the Veterinary Medical Association of Bexar County please accept our sincere condolences.
Sharon Gregory
February 7, 2019
Our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the Charlie Wiseman family. What a Great Man and Texas A&M Aggie.

Kim & Steve Cooper '78
February 7, 2019
He was marvelous...what more can I say.
Dickie Killian
February 7, 2019
Rest in peace Dr. Wiseman. Always glad to call you and your family friends and enjoyed all of our time together. Condolences to Vince, Mrs. Wiseman and families. I wish I could be there to celebrate your life. You will not be forgotten
John Bryan Holds
Family Friend
February 7, 2019
Rest In Peace Charlie. I am proud to have been a friend and Veterinary colleague to such an outstanding man.
Jerry Black
February 7, 2019
Please know that my prayers are with you and the family. Unfortunately, I will be unable to join you in the celebration of cousin Charlie's life today, as Larry had a stroke, and we are dealing with the aftermath of that. Sandy Fahnert Stacy
Sandra Stacy
February 7, 2019
Growing up, I cannot think of anyone more influential outside of my family and teachers... Dr. Wiseman taught me so much as we welcomed our pets... I never thought of "the vet"... I always thought of Dr. Wiseman. Whether he realized it or not, he was a huge part of our family, and whatever he said was respected and integrated into our family routine. As the years have passed, and as we have looked at pictures of our family with those two wonderful dogs, there isn't a moment when someone doesn't mention Dr. Wiseman and a story or two. I am sure that I write for many families whose lives were touched by this caring man. Well done, good and faithful servant. Thank you.
John Halloran
February 7, 2019
Dear Pat and family,
We are so deeply saddened to hear of Charlie's passing. He left us with fond memories.
Please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Adina and Florin Alexandru
February 6, 2019

On behalf of the staff of Professional Caretakers, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to all the family. You will be in our prayers.
Mary Lou Garza
February 6, 2019
with sympathy and prayers, Westlake United Methodist Church, Austin, TX Friends of Nancy and David S.
Mary Batlan
February 6, 2019
A man who exemplified gentleness, graciousness, generosity, and genuineness. Was a true pleasure to know him from A&M events. Was so appreciative of him helping us with the Hyatt Hill Country for the MSC Abbott Family Leadership Conference.

Charlie's dad and my great grandfather, Oscar Wood, knew each other well. Had some great times talking about their days "out in the country." Was great to walk down the hallway of history at the Hyatt as he reminisced about those times.

Blessings, peace, comfort, and strength to all of you. -Cliff Dugosh '86
Cliff Dugosh
February 5, 2019
Loyalty, excellence, integrity, leadership, respect, selfless service - that was Charlie. I'm so blessed to have been his friend, and he my mentor.
Carri Baker Colemam
February 5, 2019
Vince, my deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tim Fritz
February 5, 2019
Carri Baker Coleman
February 5, 2019
"A job well done, a life well lived! A gift to his community, friends and family. Pat and Vince, condolences to you and your loved ones during this difficult time."
Twain Tharp (07), Ph.D
February 5, 2019
Charlie was one of the greatest men I had the pleasure to know. So sorry to hear the news. Love and prayers to Pat and the family.
Miles and Molly Marks
February 5, 2019
Dear Pat and family,
We are so very sorry for the pain and sorrow you are going through at this difficult time. I grew up knowing Charlie and remember the great times we had as children at the family ranch and then later knowing
him as an adult and seeing him at his Vet office. What a wonderful gentleman he was! May you find comfort in Charlie's memory and the legacy he leaves behind. Please remember GOD is with you always.
Nancy and Buddy Jordan
February 5, 2019
Heartfelt condolences to Pat and family during this time of loss. May the love surrounding you and cherished memories bring you peace.
Vernon(Bubba) and Debbie Waitz Brown
Bubba & Debbie Waitz-Brown
February 5, 2019
Such a lovely man with a great sense of humor. Sending love and condolences to all.
Vicki Ferguson
February 5, 2019
We offer our deepest sympathy to all of you at this most difficult time. May God give your family strength and comfort to help you endure this loss. Find strength from the love and care that surrounds you.
February 4, 2019
Dear Pat,
I was so saddened to hear of Charles' passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Carol Brown
February 4, 2019
Dear Pat and Family,

I am so sorry to hear this news. I think of Polly often and I know they are up there in Heaven hand in hand. My heart goes out to all of you.


Nancy Cadena Williams '88
February 4, 2019
suzanne rittimann
February 4, 2019
Dear Pat and Vince, Lloyd and I were saddened to hear of your loss. Charlie was such a special and sincere friend as is the entire family. We have fond memories of you and Charlie and know that his soul has been spirited to heaven. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Affectionately,

Lloyd and Cisi Jary
Lloyd and Cisi Jary Jary
February 4, 2019
He has sailed away on the Emily Morgan with Polly. Bon Voyage Dear Friend of so many adventures.
John and Jessie Killian
February 4, 2019
Dear Pat and Vince. So Sorry to learn of Doc's passing. I graduated from Jeff also
(1956) and my son Jerry and Vince were friends in Middle School and High School.
Doc was our vet. He was so kind and caring. Not to mention what a great and devoted and accomplished
Aggie. God Bless all your family. I pray you will feel His comfort.
Gail Gaiser DeViney and Jerry DeViney
Gail G DeViney
February 4, 2019
a loved one
February 4, 2019
To the family. I am so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you at this time.
February 4, 2019
Pat, I am so saddened to have the heard the news. Always felt your husband was a true gentleman in every sense of the word. It was a sincere pleasure to have known him during my time at the resort.
Gino Caliendo
February 4, 2019
They don't come any better than this gentleman ! Kind, compassionate and giving ! And a very good competitor on the skeet fields ! I will miss him greatly ! My sincere condolences to Pat and the Family, Tommy Heffron
Tommy Heffron
February 4, 2019
So saddened to hear of Charlie's passing. I opened the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort many years ago and have many fond memories of Charlie and his family. Prayers and best wishes to all, Penny Nichols
Penny Nichols Bowden
February 4, 2019
Prayers and condolences to the Wiseman family, went to school with Vince and were customers of Wiseman animal hospital.
Chris Jarmon
February 4, 2019
DR. Wiseman you will be so missed, I work at the Hill Country resort and spa and always loved seeing you and your wife's smiling faces. Prayers sent with love to all of the family and friends.
Rachel Yoes
February 4, 2019
I am so very, very sad to see this......
I adored that wonderful rascal!!
Please know I am praying for you and your precious family

Love you-
Debbi Chesney
February 3, 2019
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