Richard B. Wise, age 86, of Bern Township, Leesport, Berks County, Pennsylvania, died Tuesday, December 29, 2016, at 9:30 AM in Rosewood Rehabilitation Nursing Center, Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, PA. Born in Bowmansville, Lancaster County, he was a son of the late Charles H. and Katie B. (Von Nieda) Wise. A 1947 Mohnton High School graduate he played baseball tennis and was a Korean War Navy veteran. Richard was a dispatcher for Santilli Oil, Shoemakersville. He was a member of Leesport United Church of Christ. An avid outdoorsman, he loved his horse, 'Powder Puff', dog, 'Jake'; and was a Yankees Packers fan. Surviving are his wife, Melva H. (Cramer) Wise, Leesport; and a daughter, Roxanne M. Wise, partnered with Peter Sweigart, Reading. He was predeceased by sisters, R. Laverne Burkhart and Betty Potteiger. A private viewing will be held at Good Funeral Home Cremation Centre, Reamstown. Private inurnment with military honors in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County. Rather than flowers, contributions to Alzheimer's Association, 237 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601.