Leon "Sonny" Wise, Jr.

Leon "Sonny" Wise, Jr., 70, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, August 26, 1939, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Monday, December 14, 2009 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Mr. Wise worked as a truck driver for L&M Furniture and Darts.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Leo, Sr. and Lavina, nee Wasserman, Wise
  • Sister: Delores McCrum
He is survived by:
  • Wife: JoAnn, nee Davenport, Wise
  • Sons
    • Rusty (Becky) Wise of Columbia, IL
    • Mike Wise of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Tiffany (Brent) Dill
    • Julie Wise
    • Laura Wise
    • Michael Wise, Jr.
    • Max Wise
  • Great-Granddaughter: Maya Dill
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Heartland Hospice.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Jack Kurrelmeyer officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.