Michael G. Wise

Michael G. Wise, 61, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Parkersburg, passed away Aug. 28, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Monmouth, N.J., the son of the late Glen Wise and Margaret Joan Montgomery Shaw of Parkersburg.

He was a 1970 graduate of Parkersburg High School where he was a standout athlete in football and baseball. He was a U.S. Army veteran and had worked for many years as a concrete finisher.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his step-father, William “Bill” Kaufman of Parkersburg; his brother, Steve Kaufman and wife Sandy of Waunakee, Wis.; his sister, Cathy Harlow and husband Allen of Washington, W.Va.; and his nieces and nephews, Michelle Lynne Wise Fox, Destyn Wayne Wise, Stevie Kaufman, Casey Harlow and Adam Harlow. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gregory Wayne Wise.

There will be no visitation, and a service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

The Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg is assisting the family with arrangements and friends may send online condolences to the family at www.leavittfuneralhome.com