Edward Antonio Wise was born to the late Grace Bonneville Wise on Monday, April 5, 1965 in Salisbury, Maryland. He departed this life in the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 13, 2022, following an illness at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury, Maryland.
Edward was affectionately known as “Ed” or “Tony” by his family and friends. He was residing in Pocomoke City, Maryland at the time of his death. Edward was raised in New Church, Virginia. He attended Accomack County Public Schools and graduated from Arcadia High School in Oak Hall, Virginia, in 1984.
Edward was a member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church in Wattsville, Virginia. Edward enlisted in the United States Army Reserve and served before receiving an honorable discharge.
Edward was currently employed at Bel-Art in Pocomoke City, Maryland and also worked as a Draw Bridge Operator at the Pocomoke River Bridge. Edward enjoyed watching football in his spare time. His favorite team was the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also loved to cook and started cooking at a young age.
Edward was preceded in death by his mother, Grace Bonneville Wise; a sister, Claudia Wise; and a brother, Antonio Fletcher.
Edward leaves to cherish his memories four brothers, Garrette Wise, Darryl Wise, both of Pocomoke City, MD, Dexter (Marvella) Wise of Laurel, DE, and Harry (Shonda) Wise, Jr. of Princess Anne, MD; two sisters, Coretta (Everett) Marshall of Evans, GA and Tammie Fletcher of Salisbury, MD; stepfather, Harry Wise, Sr. of New Church, VA; one uncle, Linwood (Mary) Bonneville of Princeton, NC; two aunts, Barbara Byrd, of Pocomoke City, MD and Marilyn (Andre) Jones of Hebron, MD; and numerous other loving family members and friends.