Wiley E. Paisley of Landenberg

Wiley E. Paisley

Wiley E. Paisley

Wiley E. Paisley, 95, of Landenberg, died Thursday, Sept. 17. He was the husband of Ollie Greer Paisley, with whom he shared 73 years of

Born in Piney Creek, N.C., he was the son of the late Lee Gordon  Paisley and Phoebe Jane Caldwell Paisley.

Wiley was a machine tender of the NVF Company, Yorklyn, for more than 30 years, retiring in 1982.

He was a member of the Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene, West Grove. He was one of the original members of the North Carolina Ridge Runners.

He enjoyed traveling to Potter County, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing and being with his family and friends.

He served his country in WWII as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Garland Paisley of New London, Arnold Paisley and his wife Sandy of Downingtown, and Marvin Paisley and his wife Judy of West Grove; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Wiley was predeceased by five brothers, Hershall Paisley, Cecil Paisley, Wilder Paisley, Thomas Paisley and Dale Paisley; seven sisters, Ida DeBoard, Erie Caldwell, Dora Halsey, Reba Wallace, Edna Paisley, Donna Caldwell and  Annie Caldwell.

You are invited to visit with Wiley’s family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street in Kennett Square,, and again on Wednesday morning, Sept. 23, from 10 to 11 at the Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene, 240 East State Road in West Grove. His funeral service will follow at 11. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery in Kennett Square.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Tim Leonzio Foundation, VTEFD, Attn:  Lynn Cox, 555 Hyetts Corner Road, Middletown, DE 19709

Online line condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com

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