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John Joseph Wiley
John Joseph WileyEuchreJohn Joseph Wiley, 91, of Richwood, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 25, 2020, surrounded by his family.

John graduated from Richwood High School in 1947. He participated in football, basketball and track. He also was a member of the Hunt Milling Co softball team. John married his high school girl friend Barbara Ann Lake February 18, 1951 at the First United Methodist Church in Richwood.

They are parents to five children, Joseph (Sally) Wiley of Richwood, Lelia Luanne (Bill) Berkey of Hayward, California, J. Wendell (Katie) Wiley of Lafayette, Indiana ,Laurie (Curtis) Ross of Remington, Indiana, and Carol (Rod) Goddard of Richwood.

His sister, Bina Joan Wells also lives in Richwood.

His grandchildren include Sarah (Adam Boerger) Wiley, Mark (Amanda) Wiley, Lauren (Matt Rupp) Wiley, Erin (Nick) Frey, Ben (Julia) Wiley, Kirstin (Dustin) Genrich, Kevin Ross, Jamie (Nick) McKee and Jill (Casey) McGrew. He was great grandfather of eleven boys and six girls. His nieces include Mary (Tom) McVay and Barbara (Dave) Kaelber.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Fern Wiley and his nephew Mark Wells.
He loved his family and often expressed how grateful he was for them.

John was a proud farmer but also worked in real estate. He enjoyed North Union sports, Ohio State sports especially football, standard bred horse racing and playing Euchre. He served on the board of directors at The Richwood Banking Company for 42 years. He was a Claiborne Township trustee for 47 years. He served on the board of the Union County Soil and Water Conservation. He was a member of the Richwood First United Methodist church. John was born at his home and proudly lived at the same location all ninety-one years. He loved to travel and was one of the first owners of a motor home which the family took on numerous trips. He also loved to golf.

Graveside Services will be held Wednesday October 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Claibourne Cemetery, Pastor Joseph Rhea will officiate.

Memorial gifts may be made to the North Union Athletic Boosters at 401 N. Franklin St. Richwood, Ohio 43344 or the Richwood First United Methodist Church 18 S. Fulton St. Richwood, Ohio 43344.

The Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood is assisting the family

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com


Directions to Claibourne Cemetery




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#1 from: Julie Welsh Wisma
Richwood, OH
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:27 PM

So very sorry for your loss. Keeping all of the Wiley family in my thoughts and prayers.



#2 from: Larry Nibert
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:28 PM

What a loss . he was so much fun to go to the races with.
Sorry for your loss



#3 from: Pat Krebehenne
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:50 PM

My prayers and sympathy to the whole family. Your many memories and strong faith will sustain you in the days ahead.



#4 from: Peggy and Don Hays
West Mansfield
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:51 PM

Sending our sincere sympathy. We will keep Barbara and family in our prayers.



#5 from: Roger Francis
Milford
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:52 PM

So sorry to hear about the Wiley loss.  I'm sure he was a great man from working with and knowing Wendell, Katie, Laurie, and Curtis thru the Remington Seed family.  Prayers.   Rog & Jo Francis



#6 from: Gregory W. McElroy
Brownwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:54 PM

My deepest condolences to the Wiley family.



#7 from: Virg and Jani Rankin
 
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:58 PM

So sorry to hear about John.  You will al be in our prayers💕



#8 from: JAY & KATHY MARTIN
WOLCOTT
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 4:03 PM

Our prayers go out to all for the loss of your father, husband and friend.  Especially to you Wendell and Laurie. Knowing you two tells us your father was a good man!  Peace to all till the memories are stronger than the pain!

Jay and Kathy



#9 from: johna nibert
 
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 4:30 PM

So sorry to hear the loss of John. Barb and your family have my deepest sympathy.
             Johna Nibert




#10 from: Scott & Lisa Wiley
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 4:34 PM

Scott and Lisa Wiley family send our deepest condolences to you.
So sorry to hear about the passing of John!



#11 from: Mary Lu Swartz
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 4:55 PM

To all the Wiley Family and the Wells Family:  My sympathy and prayers as you face the coming days.  All the memories you were able to make with him will give you comfort for the rest of your life.    Treasure them.  Take care.



#12 from: Dawn and Joe Howald
Larue
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 5:25 PM

We are so saddened by the loss of John! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Dawn Joe Howald
(Hall and Howald cleaning solutions)



#13 from: Dawn and Joe Howald
Larue
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 5:26 PM

We are so saddened by the loss of John! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.




#14 from: Robin Lenox
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 5:44 PM

So sorry for your loss John was a nice man. Prayers to the family



#15 from: Angela (Davis) Phipps
Richwood --Mt Victory
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 5:47 PM

Joe Carol and all Wiley family sorry to hear the passing of your father, husband, grandfather may god be with all of you at this difficult time my prayers are with you all



#16 from: Rona penix
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 5:56 PM

So sorry to hear of Johns passing  my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family  God Bless You!



#17 from: Rita Rubeck Parker
10484 Hoskins Road
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 6:14 PM

Barbara and Family - We are sending our sincere sympathy to you.  Remember and cherish all the great times you enjoyed together.  John was a great guy who will be missed by many.  Fred and Rita Rubeck Parker



#18 from: Craig Laird
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 6:17 PM

Lost a good man in the community, sorry for your loss



#19 from: Jeff and Pam Webb
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 6:26 PM

We’re very sorry to hear about Johns passing.
John was a wonderful man who touched many lives .
He will be deeply missed.
We’re be praying for you all.
Hold tight to all the wonderful memories you all share.
Sincerely Jeff and Pam Webb



#20 from: The Hamilton Family
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 6:50 PM

Our deepest sympathy to all of you.  Prayers to give you comfort and peace in the days ahead.
The Hamilton’s
Walt, Allison and Sam



#21 from: Pat and Mike Hamilton
RICHWOOD
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 7:32 PM

Our thoughts and prayers to your family. He will be missed.



#22 from: Jim and Michelle Wiley
 
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 7:52 PM

So sorry to hear of Johns passing. What a great man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Wiley family.



#23 from: Johnny Regula
Ostrander
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 7:58 PM

My prayers to the family. Richwood lost another pillar of the community.



#24 from: Vickie A. Miller
Marion
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 8:30 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with your family in this time of heartache.



#25 from: Bob and Dawn Genrich
Wausau, Wisconsin
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 8:52 PM

To Barbara and all in the Wiley family,
Our thoughts are with everyone at this difficult time.  After meeting John the first time I knew he was a great person. Full of kind words and humor, he had many stories to share of his family. Memories are very important as he will always be a part of you.
Bob and Dawn Genrich



#26 from: Judy L. Nickel
Richwood, OH
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 9:12 PM

To all the Wells family and Wiley family,  So sorry for the loss of your beloved Father, Grandfather, friend, brother, and everyone else that loved John so very much.  May God wrap His loving arms around each one and give you peace, comfort, love, and sunshine!  John was such a good friend to my brother Fred Reese.  Such wonderful memories of a wonderful man!  God Bless!  Prayers for your whole family!  



#27 from: Travis Bahan and Family
Mt Victory
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 9:36 PM

Sorry for your loss. It was great to see him out in the field this summer to see some tile installation



#28 from: Rick and Nancy Hoffman
Richwood
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 11:34 PM

I am so sorry for you loss.  My first memories of John as a great friend to my dad.  I then enjoyed working with John on the Richwood Bank Board. John, Barb and their whole family were great neighbors and baby sitters for our children.  Hugs to the family!  John will be missed. He was a wonderful man.  



#29 from: Judy  (Leibold) Cunningham
Prospect
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 5:36 AM

My deepest sympathy to the family, at this time may your memories ease  the pain  of your loss!!



#30 from: Ron & Darla Waterwash
Delaware, OH 43015
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 8:59 AM

So sorry for your loss. He raised a great family that kept the tradition going.  Thinking of all of you.



#31 from: Donny and Edra Ridgeway
 
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 9:21 AM

Our hearts are breaking ... hugs and prayers for you all



#32 from: Doug &Regi Adams
Marysville
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 9:45 AM

I am so sorry to hear this news . John was a great guy with an ornery sense of humor and a kindness for friends and neighbors but most of all his family. We are deeply saddened for this loss that will affect so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Love and Hugs,
Doug,Regi, and Presleigh



#33 from: Clark Cheney
Saint Charles, IL
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:30 AM

Sending my condolences to all of the Wiley family. I still have memories of you from all those years ago. May you find God's comfort as you celebrate John's 91 years of a life well lived.



#34 from: Calvin E Cheney
Broomfield
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:43 AM

A great dad, host, and friend to our family.



#35 from: Douglas and Patricia Wilson
Richwood
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:57 AM

So sorry to hear about the passing of John!
Sending our prayers to the family.



#36 from: Karen Elaine Landon
Ft. Pierce, FL.
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 11:02 AM

Wiley Family,
So sorry to read of John's passing. He will be missed by many. May your faith, and great memories, help you this time of loss. My deepest sympathy.



#37 from: Gene Wiley
Seminole Florida
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 11:03 AM

So very sorry for your loss. Like the entire Richwood community, I had the utmost respect for John. He will be missed greatly. Thoughts and Prayers to the entire Family



#38 from: Julia and Don Thogmartin
Seabrook Island, SC
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 11:21 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful man John was and he will be missed by many.



#39 from: Bruce and Becky Beery
Richwood
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 12:17 PM

Our sympathy and prayers to all.



#40 from: joe jerry sloop
 
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 12:18 PM

So sorry to hear about John prayers for the all the family.



#41 from: TERESA ROCKENBAUGH
Richwood
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 12:23 PM

Sending prayers for loss! He was such a happy man always had a smile  and a very kind man!
He will be missed by many!




#42 from: Leroy and Barb  stults
 
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Sorry to hear about John. Leroy always liked talking to him about horses. You are in our prayers.



#43 from: Doris and Richard Griffith
Richwood
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 1:50 PM

Please accept our sympathy in the loss of John. He was a kind and friendly man who helped many people in our community. We enjoyed knowing him especially because of the horses and the euchre games at the red barn. Our love goes out to all of you. May God give you strength and peace as you remember John.



#44 from: Gary & Fran Inskeep
Richwood, Ohio
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 2:30 PM

John was not only a good and nice man but also a great neighbor.  Quick with a smile and warm greeting, always ready to lend a hand if you needed help.  Qualities he pasted on to his family.

Whatever soothes your spirit, Comforts your soul and Brings you Peace, that is what we wish for you at this difficult time.



#45 from: Nick Taylor
Colorado Springs, CO
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 4:04 PM

I well remember John for years as I was growing up in Richwood.  He was an all-around good fellow, and I know he will be missed by family and friends alike.  Condolences.



#46 from: Julie Ross
Richwood
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 5:08 PM

Dear Barbara & family,
We are so saddened by the passing of John. He was a true life long friend to both Rick and I. Our hearts are with you in this difficult time.
Love,
Rick & Julie



#47 from: Becky A Ballinger
Marion
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 5:27 PM

Carol,Rod,and entire Wiley family, So sorry for your loss! Prayers!!



#48 from: Mike Thompson
Logan,Ohio
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 5:52 PM

As a teenager I spent every summer working for John baling hay and straw.He was easy to work for,joking with us and Barbara always had great farmhouse lunches nor us.I remember him as being in good shape and a hard worker.My memories of John



#49 from: Gary and Susie Crofut
 
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 5:56 PM

Our love and prayers are with the Wiley family. We were all blessed just by knowing John and his family.



#50 from: John and Kay Coder
Marion ohio
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 6:51 PM

We are sorry for your loss of John passing,he lived a full life always cheerful with a smile on his face.
He will be missed by many.



#51 from: Alan Cowgill
Sprngfield, Ohio
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 7:10 PM

So sorry for your loss.




#52 from: carl wood
Lambertville Mi
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 7:11 PM

Barb and family, I am sorry to hear of John passing. He was a good friend since my high school in the 50s.It was great workng with him



#53 from: Gail DeGood-Guy & Tom Guy
Richwood
Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 8:58 AM

We are so very sorry for your loss of John.  He was a community-minded man who gave so much of himself.  May God watch over Barbara, Joe, Leila, Wendall, Laurie and Carol, their children and family members during this most difficult time.  



#54 from: The Wall family
 
Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 9:14 AM

What a great guy John was.  Always had a smile & a kind word. He will be missed.  From our family to his, may he rest in peace.



#55 from: Jerry Moore
 
Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 9:40 AM

Sorry to hear of John's passing. Thoughts and prayers to the family.



#56 from: Robin Herzog (Hendrickson)
West Liberty
Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 12:57 PM

So saddened to hear about the passing of John. I remember him cheeky coming in the Heritage when I was a young waitress. Always respectful to me & my family. I know his family will miss him tremendously as well as the community! Thank you for everything you did for our tiny village we loved so much! Prayers ❤️🙏❤️🙏Robin & Dave Herzog



#57 from: Ned & Terry Bumgarner
South Carolina
Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 5:41 PM

So sorry for your loss.  Sending thoughts and prayers to the family.



#58 from: Beth Taylor Brelsford
Prospect, Oh
Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 6:52 PM

I was saddened to hear about the loss of your Dad, Joe.  My condolences to you and your family.💜



#59 from: Rhonda Wright
Orland park
Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 2:43 PM

Joe and family, So sorry to hear about the loss of your father. May you find peace in your memories and the wonderful life he lived. Sincerely,Rhonda Farrington Wright



#60 from: Pat Kyle Beayley
Russell's Point
Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 4:02 PM

I am so sorry for your loss, but 91 years is a good long life.  We should all be greatful to live that long with a good mind.  We are never ready to let our loved ones go, though.  My prayers to your entire family.



#61 from: Jodi Barry Stage
Grove City, OH
Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 5:42 PM

Dear Mrs. Wiley and family,

I am sorry to hear about the passing of your husband and father. May our Lord comfort you in your time of sorrow and wrap His loving arms around you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jodi



#62 from: Debbie Lawyer
Cleveland
Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 7:16 PM

Deepest sympathies.



#63 from: Heidi (Williams) Dunbar
Marysville
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:11 PM

So sorry for your loss. The whole family is in our prayers 🙏🏼💔




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