Norman Terry Wise, 72, of West Lafayette, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Saturday, Feb. 1, 1941, in Coshocton, to the late Lorin Eugene and Eleonor June (Yanai) Wise.

He was a 1959 graduate of Newcomerstown High School.

He was a US Navy Veteran. He retired from Gencorp in 1996 and from Empire Plastics in 1997. He was a life member of Elks Lodge 1555 of Newcomerstown, member of American Legion Thomas C. Montgomery Post 431.

He was an avid golfer and enjoyed mowing grass and yardwork and spending time with his Elks brothers.

He enjoyed his pets, Spunky, Muffin, Puffin, Polly and Molly.

On Friday, March 16, 1984, he married Betsy M. (Delong) Wise, who survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Rich (Terre) Wise of West Lafayette, Jeff (Brenda) Wise of Newcomerstown; one daughter, Courtney King of Newcomerstown; five grandchildren, Shelly (Lou) Craigo, Jason Casterline, Bryan (Connie) Fasig, Kevin (Kelly) Fasig and Austin King; and one great-grandson, Blake Craigo.

He was preceded in death by one son, Kipp Wise.

Terry's requested that there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to donor's favorite charity.

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