DAWSONVILLE, Ga. -- Mr. Don William Wiley, 53 of Dawsonville, Ga., entered into rest March 8, 2005.
He was the son of Margaret Ann Kennedy Wiley and the late Frank Thomas Wiley, Jr. of Thomson, Ga. He was preceded in death by his brother, Duane T. Wiley. Don was a wonderful son, daddy, brother, uncle, great friend, and a very proud Papa. Don will truly be missed by everyone that knew and loved him.
Mr. Wiley is survived by his son, Chris (Kim) Wiley of Dawsonville, Ga.; daughter, Lisa W. (David) Chester of Dawsonville, Ga.; brother, Daryl (Laurie) Wiley of Thomson; two sisters, Dayna W. (Paul) Hicks of Cumming, Ga., and Detra W. (Tony) Pate of Thomson; and one granddaughter, Georgia Ann Chester.
Mr. Wiley was born in Corinth, Miss., but lived in the Gainesville and Dawsonville area most of his life. He was retired as a flagman with Southern Railway after 25 years of service. He coached Little League and was past President of the Dawson County Booster Club. Mr. Wiley was also a member of Etowah River Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2005 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Paul Hicks and Tony Pate officiating. Interment followed in Westview Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Kennedy, Nick Wiley, Brad Wiley, Shannon Stephens, Matthew Wilson, Robby McCleod, Terry Stephens and Tony Bennett. Honorary Pallbearer was Carson Wiley.