Darrell Wiley, 85, Bridge City
Last updated 3/2/2020 at Noon
Darrell Wiley, 85, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on February 28, 2020, in Nederland, Texas.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Murry Ray.
Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 p.m., at United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City.
Born in Macomb, Oklahoma, on February 20, 1935, he was the son of Felix Virgil Wiley and Velma (Hoofard) Wiley. Darrell worked as a pipe designer at DuPont for over 30 years, and was a member of Pipefitters Local Union 211, formerly 195. He was a faithful member of United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City. Darrell was an avid fisherman, who appreciated spending time on the water. He also enjoyed traveling and watching NASCAR races and Texas Longhorn games. Darrell adored his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and he loved attending their sporting events. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Velma Wiley; his first wife, Pat Wiley; his brother, Kenneth Wiley; and his sister, Virgilene Ortolon.
He is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Jean Wiley; his children, Angie Beard and husband Phillip of Vidor, and Todd Wiley and wife Kathleen of Wahalla, South Carolina; his step-children, Randy Laing and wife Nan of Beaumont, and Jay Laing and wife Tami of Boyton Beach, Florida; as well as his 9 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home.