Robert James “Bob” Wise
Robert James “Bob” Wise, age 84, was a lifetime resident of Pensacola, FL. He retired from Monsanto Corp, after 35 years of service and 43 years as an AFLAC representative. He was instrumental in organizing the Monsanto/Solutia Retirees Association and worked tirelessly to assist members with benefit challenges. He was a longtime member of Olive Baptist Church and later in life Marcus Pointe Baptist Church.
Mr. Wise is preceded in death by his son, Michael James Wise; parents, Madie and Alfred Wise Sr; brother, Alfred Wise Jr; sisters, Lucille Crain and Louise Medley.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Ledonia Wise; son, Jeffery Wise; daughters, Debbie (Bob) Bush and Delaine (Brad) Sirmon, five grandchildren, Joshua Bush, Justin Bush, Ashley (Rob) Hilbun, Jessica Wise and Dakota Wise; 5 great-grandchildren, Bethany, Levi and Samuel Hilbun, Ryleigh Wise and Owen Burdette.
Services will be at Trahan Family Funeral Home on Monday, September 14, 2020, with Reverend Gordon Godfrey Jr, Reverend Rob Hilbun and Reverend Jerry Passmore, Th. D, officiating. The family will receive guests one hour before the service. Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Garden.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Safe Harbor Pregnancy Medical Center or West Florida Hospital Covenant Care Unit.
Our family extends heartfelt gratitude to the staff of West Florida Covenant Care for their competent and compassionate care of our loved one and for the many acts of kindness they showered on our family.