James T. Wiseman, Jr., 85, of Elyria, died Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Malachi House in Cleveland. He was born December 26, 1927 in Belvedere, Tennessee and moved to Elyria from Winchester, Tennessee in 1947.
James was formerly employed as a welder at Tappan Company in Elyria and also as a custodian for the Elyria City Schools and was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church.
James is survived by a son, James Duane (Kim) Wiseman of Atlanta, Georgia and a daughter, Vickey Scott of Elyria; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Willa L. in 2011; son, Joey Wiseman, Sr. in 2008; father, James T. Wiseman, Sr.; mother, Mattie M. (nee: Larkins) Wiseman and a brother, Roy Wiseman.
Friends will be received Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 11 A.M. until the time of a 12 Noon funeral service at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. Elder Orlando Algood will officiate with burial in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.