Harold Orville Wiley

Born: Thu., Oct. 5, 1939
Died: Tue., Jun. 16, 2009

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Harold Orville Wiley, 69, 333 Sycamore St., Sidney, Ohio died at his residence on June 16, 2009. He was born October 5, 1939 in Sidney, Ohio the son of T. Orville Wiley and Lucile (Young) Wiley and they are deceased. He was married on February 27, 1993 to Margaret (Maggie) Adams and she survives along with special family member, Nancy L. Braunm; eight children, Lisa Wiley of Sandusky, Ohio; Kelly (Fred) Wells of Quincy, Ohio; Gary (Andrea) Wiley, Keith (Kara) Wiley, Mollie (Brian Sr.) Gold, Steve (Karen) Fogt, Michael (Elizabeth) Fogt and Chad (Haley) Fogt all of Sidney; fourteen grandchildren, Jessica Wells, Travis Wells, Lane Wells, Nicole Wiley, Justine Wiley, Emily Wiley, Payton Wiley, Kavin Wiley, Brian Gold Jr, Heather Gold, Ashlyn Fogt, Brooke Fogt, Kaden Pauley, Karsen Fogt. He was a 1957 graduate of Sidney High School and a 1964 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He also attended Urbana University and Ohio State University. Wiley was employed at Salm and Sharp Funeral Home in Sidney in 1965 and then became co-owner in 1967 with William E. Salm when the name changed to Salm and Wiley Funeral Home. Wiley was a longtime City of Sidney councilman from 1981-1999 in the First Ward of Sidney. At one time Wiley was also a realtor with Brentlinger Realty Office in Sidney after he graduated from the Hussman Real Estate School in Dayton, Ohio. Wiley was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church in Sidney where he had served as head usher, a member of the board of directors of the Men's Association at the church, at one time was in the Sidney Kiwanis Club, Masons, Board of Directors member of the Red Cross, active in the Shelby County Senior Citizens Center in Sidney; had co-owned H and W Power Equipment Company in Sidney; worked at Sidney Design Company at one time, was employed at the Spot Restaurant in Sidney. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 22, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church in Sidney, Ohio with Rev. Joe Hinds. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney, Ohio. Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney on Sunday, June 21, 2009 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM and at the church on Monday from 9:00 AM until the hour of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Senior Center of Sidney and Shelby County, 304 S. West Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365 or the First Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Miami Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365. Envelopes will also be at the funeral home and the church. Condolences may be expressed to the Wiley family on the funeral home's web site at: www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com

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Mike Lieber

Maggie and Family, My condolences to you and the family. I am sorry to hear about Harold. Mike LIeber Lancater, Ohio

Dave Ross

Maggie and All.....I particularly admired Harold's long time service on city council. He was a very good man. My best to you in the days ahead.

Keith Downey

Maggie, Nancy, and all your families, please know that you have my deepest sympathy for the loss of Harold. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Having known Harold all my life, and growing up in the same neighborhood,I have always considered him a friend. He always had a smile and a kind "hello" whenever I would see him. I'm sure he will be missed by all.

Nate Fuller

To Lisa, and the rest of the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. I know nothing I can say will make things easier but still we try to help in this loss. Life will go on and time will heal the loss so we will move on with our jobs of living our own life, but one with memories of the one lost. Again my thoughts are with you all.

Janet (Burns) Drotos

Maggie (Bunny) I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Harold. You have my deepest sympathy. Janet Drotos Phoenix, AZ

jerry and Betty Hoaglin and Dustin

Maggie and family, We are ver sorry for your loss of Harold. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you.

Bill and Cherryl Styles

Keith, We were so sorry to learn of your father's death. Our prayers are with you and your family. May you find peace and comfort in the shared memories and reflections of those who knew and loved him.

Erik Styles

Keith, My sincerest condolences on the loss of your father. May your fond memories help to sustain you through this difficult time. You and yours will be in my thoughts.

The Curl Family

Keith, Gary, Lisa and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. There is no words that can take the pain away. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Please call if you need anything. You Dad was one of a kind..he is walking with God now and looking down upon you. His spirit and memories will always be with you...hold them close to your heart and never let them go.. With all of our Love Jim and Linda Curl Chris, Trena, and Jimmy Curl

Polly and Dan Boone

I just found out about Harold. Maggie I am so sorry and pray for your strength.