Lawrence Oather Wiseman Jr

May 29, 1953 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 66)


Lawrence "Larry" Oather Wiseman Jr., age 66, of Piney View, WV passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV surrounded by his beloved family. Larry was born on May 29, 1953, in Beckley, WV. He was the son of the late Lawrence Oather Wiseman Sr. and Alice Donelow Wiseman. Larry is preceded in death by a brother, James Wiseman, a son, Lawrence O. Wiseman III, and a nephew, Gregory Cook.

Larry was a coal truck and long haul driver for many years. He could most often be found contentedly working in his garage or hunting with his grandsons and beloved dogs. Larry was truly a selfless man, helping anyone and everyone he could. His easygoing nature and genuine love for his family will be greatly missed.

Survivors left to cherish Larry's memory include his daughter, Kimberly Wiseman Snuffer and significant other, Dale Elswick; four grandchildren, Kendra Mays, Jordan Snuffer and wife Tori, Michael Snuffer, Kylie Snuffer, and honorary granddaughter, Evelyn Shrewsberry Surbaugh; one brother, Gene Wiseman, and one sister, Diana Wiseman Cook; nephew, Michael Wiseman, and niece, Elizabeth Wiseman.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm with burial to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Jordan Snuffer, Michael Snuffer, Gene Wiseman, Michael Wiseman, Jeremy Thomas, Lee Roy Adkins, Dakota Redden, and Steve Todd.


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