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Robert Glen Wiley - Arrangements And Obituary



Robert Glen Wiley, 72, husband of Gloria "Cookie" Carroll Wiley, died Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. He was the Grandfather or “Peepaw” to six wonderful grandchildren.

Born August 27, 1942, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Carl and the late Mary Mae (Rose) Wiley.

Wiley was a successful business man with many goals in life. Family was first and foremost. Hobbies included raising and showing Tennessee Walking horses. When Robert and his family weren’t at a horse show on Saturday night, they were camping or on the lake.

He was owner of the Stenotype Institute in Jacksonville, FL, a private post-secondary school, was a former Councilman & Mayor of Painstville, KY, was a 1960 graduate of Painstville High School, and attended Morehead State Univ.

Other survivors include: one daughter, Jennifer (Cloman) Turner of Macclenny, FL; three sons, Carl (Nora) McGowan of Pearson, GA, Robert (Jennifer) Wiley II of Danville, KY, Travis (Jamie) Wiley of Danville, KY; three sisters, Charlene (Bob) Burchett, Roberta (Glen Mac) Dixon, and Nell Ruth (Bill) Conley; two brothers, Paul (Ann) Wiley and Virgil Wiley; Half Brother, Gene (Irene) Hunts; Half Sisters, Jewel (Joe) Tussey, Marie (Tom) Patrick, and Edith (Richard) Branham; six grandchildren, Ashley & Allison McGowan, Isabella Jude, Alexis Turner, Julia Wiley, and Robert Wiley III; step grandchildren, Cloman Turner II and Jacob Turner.

Funeral services 1 PM Thur., Nov 6, 2014, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial will in Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, KY. Visit. After 6 PM Wed., Ransdell's.

Pallbearers: Travis Wiley, Robert Wiley, Carl McGowan, Cloman Turner, Ashley McGowan, and John Carroll. Honorary bearers: Bob Abrams, Ray Beech, Bob McQuerry, Danny Drury, Jeff Ward and Mike Goode.

Memorials are suggested to: Stenotype Institute Scholarship Fund, 3563 Phillips Hwy, Bldg E, Suite 501, Jacksonville, FL 32207.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

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