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August 16, 2007

(12/21/1943 8/9/2007)

Gary W. Wiley, 63, of Coldwater, MI, died suddenly and unexpectedly on August 9, 2007.

He was born December 21, 1943 in Gorin, MO, to Glen and Bette Wiley, and was a longtime resident of Quincy, IL.

He is survived by his wife, Kandy (Sweet) Wiley of Coldwater, MI; his mother, Bette Wiley of Gorin, MO; mother-in-law, Arlene Sweet of Coldwater, MI; one brother, Mr. and Mrs. Tary Wiley of Gorin, MO; three children, Dan and Linda Wiley, Louisiana, MO, Deborah Wiley of Hannibal, MO, and Michael and Gina Wiley of Hannibal, MO; step-father to two sons, Richard Scott of Hancock, MI, and Robert (Kit) Scott of Allen, MI, six grandchildren, and one step-granddaughter.

His father, Glen Wiley preceded him in death.

Gary was owner of Liberty Propane of Reading, MI, and an active member of the Blackberry Patch Golf Club, Elks Lodge #1023 of Coldwater, MI. He was a member of the Michigan, Indiana and Ohio Gas Association. He was a sales representative for American Welding and Tank and was employed at Tri State Cylinders.

Gary will be sadly missed by all who knew this special man. He loved life and the family and friends who surrounded him.

A memorial service for Gary will be held at the Blackberry Patch Banquet Facility on Saturday, August 25, 2007 from 1:00 4:00 p.m. and will be open to friends and family.

Memorial donations in his honor may be made to the Elks Lodge #1023, Coldwater, MI. Arrangements were handled by George White Funeral Home, Reading, MI.

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