Sidney C. “Sid” Wiley Jr., age 63, of Bear, DE, passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Born in Bainbridge, MD in 1955, he was the son of Sidney C. Wiley Sr., Shirley D. Mann and stepfather Franklin L. Mann.
Sid joined the Army out of high school and proudly served his country for 4 years in the US Army in the 82nd Airborne. Following active duty, he went on to a long career in the HVAC Industry. Sid was a certified SCUBA diver, a lover of the Caribbean, and an avid coin collector.
Sid is survived by his wife of 21 years, Angela (Matzuras) Wiley, children Joseph Wiley (Lori) of New Castle, DE, Christopher Wiley (Karri Ann) of Lehigh Acres, FL, Brandon Wiley of Bear, DE, sister Linda Mann, grandchildren Jocelyn, Joey, CJ, and Logan. In addition to his parents and stepfather, Sid is predeceased by his brother, Franklin Mann.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am to 11:30 am on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Hwy, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:30 am. A committal service will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Sidney’s memory to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (https://www.diabetesresearch.org/give).
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