Steve Wise

July 20, 1947July 8, 2019

Steve Wise, 71, of Mt. Washington, entered Heaven's gate on July 8, 2019.  Steve was a graduate of Western Kentucky University where he earned a business degree in Accounting.  He was a retired auditor for First National Bank, and attended Bullitt Lick Baptist Church, where he worshipped the Lord and received God's grace and love for him.  He was an avid outdoors man, loved hiking, canoeing, and watching sunsets.  He was also a huge University of Louisville fan and loved basketball.  He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Wise; his mother, Olivia Wise; a brother, Keith Wise; mother-in-law and father-in-law; Louise and Elmer Dhonau; and brother-in-law, Terry Payne.  Steve is survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda Wise; son, Bryan Wise; daughter, Angie Gentry (Scott); his grandchildren, Kyle, Samantha, Jenna, Shelby, Wyatt, and Dylan; brothers, David (Barbara), and Denny Wise; nieces, Shelia Kelly (Mickey), Tracy Vining (Tony), Sherry Owen (Dee), Elizabeth Pressley (David) and Kristie Murphy; nephews, Kelly and Phillip Wise; along with his best friend, Smitty Francis (Debbie).  A celebration of Steve's life will be held  2 p.m. Monday at Bullitt Lick Baptist Church.  Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until time of the service Monday at the church.  Memorial gifts are suggested to Bullitt Lick Baptist Church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.