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David Carl Wiley Sr.

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Dec. 7, 1951 — Oct. 27, 2019

David Carl Wiley Sr., 67, of Wayne County, passed away at Kitty Askins Hospice Center on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019.

He was born Dec. 7, 1951 to the late Odie Carl Wiley and Ethel Denning Wiley. No formal services are planned at this time.

Mr. Wiley was an excellent provider, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was married to the love of his life, Ree Woodard Wiley for 40 years. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and Desert Storm. He worked as a Wayne County deputy sheriff. He loved hunting, fishing and spending time with friends over a cold Mountain Dew. Papa will always be loved and missed.

He is survived by his wife, Ree Woodard Wiley; sons, Raymond Scott Wiley of Pikeville, Rodney Wayne Nichols of Princeton, Jonathan James Wiley of Rocky Mount and David Carl Wiley Jr. of Wilmington; daughter, Sharon Williams of Wilmington; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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