Russell J. "RJ" Wiley

May 25, 2022


     Russell J. “RJ” Wiley, 48, of Chillicothe, passed from this life Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in the Adena Regional Medical Center.

    He was born February 23, 1974, in Fayette County, to Thomas L. Sr. and Pamalyn F. Hafer Wiley.

     Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Pamalyn and Kenneth Hart, of Chillicothe; father, Thomas L. Wiley, Sr., of Chillicothe; sons, Iain Cope, of the Virgin Islands, Jacob Wiley, of Missouri, Kievie, Landrum and Marley Wiley, all of Wyoming; grandsons, Gabriel Newberry and Theo and River Wiley; brothers, Thomas L. (Jena) Wiley, Jr., of Portsmouth and Michael (Tessa) Wiley, of Leesburg; a sister, Melissa Wiley, of Chillicothe; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and many friends.  RJ was predeceased by grandparents, uncles and aunts.

     RJ was a former manager at the Bob Evans Restaurant in South Bloomfield, Ohio. 

     Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2022 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Scott Graham officiating.  Friends may call at the WARE FUNRAL HOME one hour prior to the funeral service on Sunday. 

     You may sign his online register and watch the livestream of his funeral service at  The link for the livestream will be at the bottom of his obituary page.

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Funeral Service
May 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Ware Funeral Home
121 West Second Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

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