HELPER - James Allen "Jim" Wiler passed away Jan. 16, 2011 in Provo due to a massive stroke. He was born in Moab on May 23, 1962 to Bill and Verna Stone Wiler. He married Sue Ellen Burger on Nov. 29, 2006 in Price.
Jim worked for Joy Global as a welder for the past 15 years. Previous to that, he worked in exploration drilling in the Newmont Gold mines at Barricks Gold Strike.
His passion was his motorcycle. He was riding as soon as the ice melted and he and Sue often talked of relocating to a place where the motorcycle riding season would be longer.
He is survived by his wife Sue Burger Wiler of Carbonville, mother Verna Wiler and brother Mike Wiler of Moab, aunt Mary Ann Wiler of Moab, aunt Vera Leiseth of Grand Junction, Colo., uncle Mike and aunt Mavis Stone of Castle Dale. He is preceded in death by his father Bill Wiler, mother-in-law Jane Burger and both sets of grandparents.
Services will be held Saturday Jan. 22 at the First Baptist Church, 420 MiVida Drive, at 3 p.m. in Moab. Services are under the direction of Kimmerle-Hefner Funeral Home. For more information please call 259-8181.