JAMES MICHAEL (MICKEY) WISE, 54, of Eureka Springs, moved on to that Big Meeting in the Sky on Saturday, July 17, 2004. Born Dec. 9, 1949 in Ohio, Mickey spent many years in Northwest Arkansas before settling in Eureka Springs in 1997.
An artist, musician, and master woodworker, Mickey's good spirits touched the lives of all he met. He loved babies, little kids, octagenarians, and everyone in between.
Mickey is survived by his wife, Sandy; his children, Stacey Stringer and Andrew Wise; his brother, Dick Wise; his sister, Traci Wise; his mother, H. Patricia Wise; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, David; his father, Richard, in 1968, and by his beloved step-father, Donald A. Kocher on July 3, 2004.
Mickey's body will be entombed in the family plot in Zenesville, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Decision Point, P.O. Box 1174, Springdale, AR 72765.
Local arrangements by Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com