William B. Wise, Jr., 87, of Rincon, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Hospice Savannah. He was born in Savannah and was a 1943 graduate of Savannah High School. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1943 and served through April of 1946. Mr. Wise graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce from the Citadel in 1949. During 1950 to 1957 he was a partner in the accounting firm of Wise and Wise and was employed as Chief Accountant with Louis A. Thompson, C.P.A. from 1957 to 1965. He served the Savannah-Chatham School System as Assistant Accountant from 1965 until October of 1975, at which time he was promoted to Comptroller. During 1978, Bill was promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Financial Services and elected Board Treasurer until his retirement in 1987. He attended Savannah Christian Church and enjoyed playing golf. For ten years he was the accountant with the Savannah Junior Golf Association. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed by all. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Martha Wise; children and spouses, William B. Wise, III (Cynthia), Kimberly McDermott, Paul Randy Stevens (Jessica), David J. Steedley (Renee P.), DeeAnn Sanders (John C.); grandchildren, Jeremiah Rusiewicz, Karissa McDermott, Paul Hayden Stevens, Erin Steedley, Jackson Steedley, John Wise Sanders, Matthew Sanders, and Allison Sanders, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Hodgson Chapel of Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Abbey, West with Military Honors. Remembrances may be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc. P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416. Please sign our guest book on line at www.foxandweeks.com Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries. Tags: 1949

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