Arnold Archibald Wiese

Funeral services for Arnold Archibald Wiese, 84, West Plains, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Dry Creek Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Wiese passed away at 2:50 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.

He was born Sept. 19, 1934, at Pomona, to Frederick Christopher Wiese and Anna Murtis Bertleson Wiese. On Feb. 21, 1957, he was married at Alton, to Jewell “Joann” White.

Mr. Wiese was a farmer and worked for a number of years as an accountant for several businesses in the area, including, Dr. Jack Hayes, Ozark Action and Turning Leaf. He loved farming and studying the Bible. Mr. Wiese was a member of Dry Creek Church for over 70 years, where he served as a Deacon.

He is survived by his wife, Joann Wiese; four children, Sheryl Ford, Anna Merline Luton and husband, Jerry, David Wiese and wife, Krista and Dane Wiese and wife, Emma; 11 grandchildren, Rebekah, Jay, John, Jesse and Timothy Ford, Harley, William and Coatney Wiese, David and Sherman Keeler and Sarah Bullock; 23 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, one grandson, Brian Matthew Wiese, one son-in-law, Robert E. Ford, four brothers, one sister and his very best friend, L. S. Keeler, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Dry Creek Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dry Creek Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. 

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