Wiley, Rev. Robert

Mr. Robert Ellis "Bob" Wiley, age 71, of Benton, KY was called home by His Lord and Saviour Jesus on Saturday, August 4, 2018. He died at home with his family by his side.

Bob was a minister of the Gospel for 28 years. He was the pastor of Promise Land Fellowship Church and founder and director of Promise Land Ministries, Jackson School Road, Benton, KY. His "Mission" was to share Jesus with everyone he saw. He also served in Jail Ministry in Marshall and Calloway County for many years.

Bob and his wife Cindy were the owners and operators of Wiley's Floorcovering and Decorating Center in Marshall County for 30 years. It was an honor to serve all our many friends in Western KY.

Bob was a member of the United States Marine Corps, served in Vietnam, and served in the USMC reserves as an Instructor out of the Evansville, IN unit for many years. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart, Distinguished Sharp Shooter, and many other honors while serving his country.

He loved attending and participating in 1750-1850 reinactments, gun building, knife making and blacksmithing. He raised/trained many hunting dogs. He loved living and working on the farm the primitive way.

Born on December 16, 1946, he was the son of the late Ellis and Estelle (Coursey) Wiley.

He is survived by his wife of 50 year, Cynthia A. (Mitchell) Wiley of Benton, KY, his son, Matthew Stephen Wiley and wife Sara of Austin, TX, his daughter, Lacinda (Wiley) English and husband Kyle of Benton, KY, his sister, Sue Bazzell and husband Dan of Farmington, KY, sister, Wanda Andrea of Tucson, AZ.

Also surviving are five precious grandchildren he loved with all his heart: Wiley Stephen English, Anna Grace English, James Ellis English, and Ezra Thomas English of Benton, KY, Poem Estelle Wiley of Austin, TX, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Phyllis (Wiley) Emerson.

Visitation and services will be held at Promise Land Fellowship Church on 201 Wilkins Road, Benton, KY 42025. Visitation for everyone will be held at the church from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018.

A memorial service will begin at 1:30 p.m. to celebrate His Lord. Services will be conducted by Bro. Byron Vaughn. Interment with military honors will follow the service in the Promise Land Ministries Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Promise Land Ministries Cemetery Fund, 201 Wilkins Road, Benton, KY 42025.

Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY has been entrusted with arrangements.


Published 12:00 AM, Tuesday Aug. 07, 2018
Updated 03:04 PM, Tuesday Aug. 07, 2018

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