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Originally published: 2013-11-26 09:16:41
Last modified: 2013-11-26 09:17:26

William Keith Wiseman

Mr. William Keith Wiseman, 70, of Winston-Salem and formerly of Statesville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Iredell Memorial Hospital following an unexpected illness.

Mr. Wiseman was born Jan. 5, 1943, in Statesville, and was the son of the late Ira Lee and Evelyn B. Wiseman.

He graduated Statesville High School class of 1961, attended East Carolina University and graduated from Gaston Tech with an Associate's Degree.

In 1963, he was married to the former Rita Morrison of Statesville.

He was a retired project manager in commercial construction and he attended Holy Family Catholic Church in Winston-Salem.

Keith enjoyed gardening, reconnecting with old friends and classmates and had a soft heart for animals, especially his beloved companion, Brownie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Martin Wiseman.

He is survived by one son, William Keith Wiseman, Jr., of Dallas, Texas; two daughters, Katherine "Kate" Lee Wiseman (Robbie Dunn) of Durham, and B. Lynne Wiseman (Nicole Blankenbeckler) of Richmond, Va. Two nephews, Bradley Justin Wiseman and Jason Daniel Wiseman also survive.

A celebration of life service was conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Matthew Reilly officiating. Burial followed in the Oakwood Cemetery. The family visited with friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nicholson Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Jim Stikeleather, David Pope, Jim Eisele, Jim Tsumas, Robbie Dunn, and Michael Padgett.

Memorials may be made to the Brown Dog Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists pets in need, 825 North Cholla Street, Chandler, AZ 85224.

Online condolences can be made to the family at and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Keith Wiseman.

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