Farming Rural 05

Otis Wiley

November 22, 1949 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Otis Wiley Obituary

Otis Wiley, 74 of Brookport, IL, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2024 at his residence with his family by his side.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Otis was a certified welder and what one could consider a cowboy. He loved to ride and break horses and round-up cattle. He was an all-around outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and trapping and is going to be dearly missed by his loving family.

Otis is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rosemary Wiley; daughters, Michelle Smith and husband Adam of DeSoto, IL and Rita Wright and husband Dan of Johnston City, IL; 4 grandchildren, Jesse Williams of Johnston City, Jacob Williams of Brookport, Taylor Bryant of Johnston City and Amber Biggers of Grand Rivers, KY; 6 great grandchildren; sisters, Judy Tanner and Shirley Tanner of Metropolis, and Lula Belle Kickasola of Brookport; brothers, Bobby Wiley of Elizabethtown, IL and J.L. Wiley of Brookport; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Landis and Freda (Stone) Wiley; sisters, Ruth Varvel and Dorothy Sexton; infant sister, Berniece Wiley; brothers, Pete Wiley, Scottie Wiley, Robert Wiley, Arlen Wiley and James V. Wiley.

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Graveside Service
February 7, 2024

1:00 PM
Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery


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