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Walter R. Wiley

September 11, 1942 February 15, 2018
Walter R. Wiley
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WALTER R. WILEY, age 75, of Piqua, passed away at 10:29 A.M. on Thursday February 15, 2018 at Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit, Troy, OH. He was born September 11, 1942 in Piqua, OH to the late Oliver and Betty (Swank) Wiley.

He is survived by one sister: Connie (Gerald) Mertz, Piqua; two brothers: Craig (Nikki) Wiley, Piqua, Steven (Sherry) Wiley, Gettysburg, OH; eight nieces & nephews: G. Michael (Kelly Jo) Mertz, Piqua, Scott Mertz, Piqua, Joshua (Decia) Mertz, Piqua, Joseph (Samantha) Mertz, Florida, Jonathan (Melanie) Mertz, Troy, Amanda (Brandon) Ingersol, Troy, Arron Wiley, Dayton, Seth Wiley, Piqua; twelve great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, one nephew: Kevin Wiley and one great nephew: Charles O. Mertz.

Walter was a graduate of Miami East High School in 1961. He loved history and reading history books. He liked trains and went to train shows and Steam Threshers. Walter loved his family, especially his brothers, sister, nieces and nephews. He retired from the Stolle Corporation in Sidney, OH. Walter proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1961 – 1966.

Funeral services will be held Monday February 19, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with the Rev. Gene Phelps officiating. Burial will follow at Fletcher Cemetery with full military honors by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Calling hours will be Monday 11AM-1PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association Cincinnati, OH Office 4555 Lake Forest Drive Suite 396 Cincinnati, OH 45242.

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