Adios Dick, friend and colleague. The void your passing leaves is too big for any one person to try to fill. We shall miss your generous heart and your joie de vivre. Eternal rest. Brendan and Marie Teehan
You will be greatly missed and fondly remembered for your gift of laughter, generous heart and gentle soul. Thank you for all your middle of the night house calls. My prayers and condolences to the Wheelock family.
Mary Gaby Matheson
You will be remembered with much love.
Sheldon & June Zimmerman
My mother, Pam Krische, had nothing but great things to say about Dr. Wheelock while she worked at Del Mar medical clinic. He was truly a kind and considerate person. My thoughts and prayers are with the Wheelock family.
I heard he passed away and started to cry ~ for selfish reasons. No more seeing his smile and getting the friendliest greeting. And, he'd always ask how I was. If I had a headache or other malady he would reassure me! He was always kind and always had a smile that made me wonder if he was "in on a joke". I wanted fanfare and parades for his big anniversary in practice some years ago and he was not interested. He was remarkable, but, would just smile if you told him so. My condolences to his family. Susan Tipton
You were an amazing man Dr. Wheelock. You delivered me in to this world, and encouraged my dream to work in the medical field, which I've accomplished. I will never forget your humor, your patience to listen and laugh with a young kid, and your love for all your patients. You will be so missed, and always lovingly remembered. Comforting prayers to your family.
He was my doctor when I was a child growing up, made house calls because we lived right around the corner in Del Mar. Dr. Wolf worked with him. 60's and 70's
Sending loving thoughts and prayers to Mary and family.
I feel truly blessed to have grown up knowing such a great man. His kindness, service to his community and bigger than life personality have inspired me to always count my blessings and give back as well.
Thanks Doc for taking such good care of me and my family for generations. You will be missed and never forgotten.
Elizabeth Arballo Souders and family
Working at Del MAr Medical I was lucky enough to get to know Dr. Wheels..He was literally one of the finest human beings I have ever known...and probably ever will know. My thoughts and prayers are with Mary and the rest of his family.
We'd like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Wheelock Family and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Dr. Wheelock has been there for our family throughout our lives. His excellent medical care, concern for us, and making house calls in the middle of the night, has been a gift beyond measure. His warm smile and funny jokes always reminded us that there is so much more to being a good doctor than just knowing the info from a text book. He has been a treasure to us, and to the community, as well. We will miss you. May you rest in peace.
The Fatica and Morrison Families
He was my first doctor in Del Mar and always had a big smile. Del Mar was lucky to have him for so many years.
My condolences to Dr. Wheelock's family. I always enjoyed running into the good Doctor on the streets of Del Mar with his ready smile and positive attitude. He will be missed. Sincerely, Adam Peck
Dr. Wheelock was always a caring and kind man to our family in Del Mar and many others. He will be truly missed not seeing his kind smiling face around. My deepest condolences to his family at this time.
I worked at De Mar Medical Center back in the late 80's when Dr Dick was there. He was a wonderful person to know. May his Soul rest in peace.
Dorothy Stewart Medina
What an incredible man and doctor. He was the #1 doctor for all of us in EG. I remember him making house calls, coming to my parents home and taking care of my dad when he hurt his back, took care of me when he found my heart murmur. And never did Dr Wheelock judge a person. You will be missed but never forgotten. My condolences to the Wheelock family. God Bless you all!
He was the nicest man and Dr. He is good even just to see his familiar, smiling face. Great friend of my parents - and probably all of Del Mar. And he never scared me as a child when I had to go to "The Doctor." His work, even after retiring reflected his kindness and generosity.Deepest sympathy to Mrs. Wheelock and family. He will never be forgotten.
A huge loss is felt by all of us who grew up in Del Mar. Dr. Wheelock was a wonderful doctor and human being. His smile and joy was infectious and he will be greatly missed. Sending love and deepest condolences to all of the Wheelock Family.
Richard Jr and family, you have my deepest felt condolences on the loss. Dr Wheeler was my doctor in 1977. He was a kind and caring man. May God bless you and your family in this difficult time. Bob Stacey All Hallows Sports Coach 73-77.