April 14, 1945 - June 18, 2019
Sylvester Asbury Wise, beloved son of the late Leah Jane Wise and Hardin Taylor, who was raised by his grandparents Sarah and Upshur Wise, was born on April 14, 1945 in Onley, VA. He gained his heavenly wings on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Sylvester also known as “Pops” was educated in the Accomac County Public Schools and graduated on 1963 from Mary N. Smith High School. Pops decided at an early age that the Lord was the way to go and give his life to Christ. Pops left the shore in 1964 to pursue a career in horse racing and proceeded to achieve a successful career in truck driving. Pops then decided that construction was the way to go and worked for many years at Guardian Construction. Pops worked for Motor Wheel Corporation for 13 years. Pops then decided he was all about the money and went to work at S & R Management coin wrapping, where he worked for many years until his health begin to fail him. Pops was proceeded in death by his 3 wives, Shirley, Katherine, and Phylis; sons Frank Bailey Sr and Larry Bailey; Sister Maxine Wise. Pops loved cats and the craziness of Judge Judy. He was also a hardcore Dallas Cowboys’ fan, although they lost most of the time. He leaves to cherish his precious memories: son Theodore Bailey (Brenda) Newark, DE, daughters , Amanda Beach(Lawrence),New Castle,DE; Terry Giddens (Rickey) Salisbury, MD; Sheila Crosby(Dorsey) Daugherty, VA; Wanda Wise Daugherty, VA; 19 Grandkids- Joshua Wise, Tysha Griffin, Brandon Beach, Brittany Beach, Corey Bailey, Tedra Bailey, Marcus Bailey, Quarmaine Bailey, Larry Taylor, Lakia Bailey, Nakia Cephas (Tyrone), Scherrica Bailey; Charlie Giddens Jr.; Turell and Durell Giddens; Frank Bailey Jr and Frank Bailey II; Armonnee and Kamaj Wise; 3 sisters- Ethel Carr, Chesapeake, VA; Ilene Reid (Percy) Melfa, VA; Bethel Wise, Melfa,VA; one brother James Wise (Crystal) New Church, VA; one brother in-law James Bailey Newark, DE ; Special nephews Dewann Wise and Tarzan Reid; 31 great grandkids and host of nieces and nephews, special caretakers Jermaine and Felicia, special friend Tonya.
Sylvester Asbury Wise, beloved son of the late Leah Jane Wise and Hardin Taylor, who was raised by his grandparents Sarah and Upshur Wise, was born on April 14, 1945 in Onley, VA. He gained his heavenly wings on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Sylvester... View Obituary & Service Information
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