Dr. James Alan Wise, 58, passed away Friday, August 14, 2015.
He received his PhD from Macalester College in 1982. A former professor at Hampton University, he enjoyed fishing, colelcting antique toys and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Janis L. Wise; his daughters, Samantha David (her husband, Mikel), Melissa Young (her husband, James), Jessica Hudson (her partner, Melanie Rountree) and Tammy Jeffries (her husband, Michael); his sons, Dennis Cooper (his wife, Allison); and his grandchildren, Hannah, Hailey, Rebecca, Charlie, Joey and Logan.
A memorial service and reception will be held 1 pm Sunday, August 16, 2015, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel.