Richard Lewis Wiley


1957 – 2014

AUBURN — Richard Lewis Wiley, 57, of Topsham, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Hospice House in Auburn with his loving family at his side. He struggled for three years with cancer and never complained once during his fight.

Richard was born in Lewiston on Jan. 2, 1957, a son of George and Ethel (Fortin) Wiley. He attended local schools and graduated from Oxford Hills High School in 1975. He furthered his education at the University of Southern Maine, studying business.

For 38 years, Richard worked at Bath Iron Works. He started in sheet metal apprenticeship, then after graduation, went to the Tin Shop and Planning for ten years. From 1991 to present, he worked in the Engineering Department and was an engineering designer first class.

He enjoyed camping with his family, fly fishing and hunting. He will be greatly missed by his children.

He married Alisa Friberg in 1987.

He is survived by his wife, Alisa; his son, Thomas Alan Wiley of Auburn; his daughter, Kendra Jean Wheeler and her husband, Benjamin, of Greene; a brother, George Wiley and his wife, Brenda, of New Hampshire; and two sisters, Janice Record of Oxford, and Joyce Fleck of Waterford.

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