of Heavener, Oklahoma was born March 26, 1956 in Heavener, Oklahoma to William Henry and Cora Marie (Ellis) Wiley and passed away on January 11, 2022 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 65.
He is survived by:Duane Wiley
His wife of 45 years:
Donna Wiley of the home
Kandy Neilson and husband Leland of Great Bend, Kansas
Kristy Tammen and husband Travis of Great Bend, Kansas
Phyllis Sanders of Waldron, Arkansas
Christine D’Arrigo of Quincy, Massachusetts
Donald Wiley of Beatty, Nevada
Vester Wiley of Fanshawe, Oklahoma
Jacob Robertson, Brittany Robertson Neilson, Lee Neilson, Eric Neilson, Braeden Tadlock, Jackson Tadlock, Skylar Tammen, Kara Tammen, and Kenzlee Tammen
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other loved ones, and many friends
He was preceded in death by his parents William Henry and Cora Marie (Ellis) Wiley; three brothers Fred Wiley, James Wiley, and Lee Wiley; and two sisters Wanda Vitug and Montessa Wiley.
Duane was a longtime resident of the area and a 1974 graduate of Heavener High School. He married the love of his life, Donna on July 4, 1976 and they have been married for 45 years. He had a passion for woodworking. Duane loved to combine his wood working with other materials to create furniture, wall hangings, and jewelry. His pieces will be cherished and enjoyed by family and friends in their homes. Duane also enjoyed doing automotive painting, hunting, ATV
riding, and singing songs that he wrote himself. Most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all whom loved and knew him.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener, Oklahoma with Brother Mark Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the Hontubby Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers will be: Johnny Janway, Scotty Janway, Jason Janway, Clyde Naylor, Jason Robertson, and Tim McClain.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Johnny Rodgers and Johnny Dehart
Viewing will be from Noon until 6:00 p.m., Saturday; 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday; 9:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Monday; and 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday. The family will visit with friends on Monday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign Duane’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com