NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - The Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Bruce M. Whealton, Sr., 74, who entered into rest March 27, 2015, will be conducted Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock from Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Reverend Jacob Joseph, CMI Celebrant. Interment will be private. Mr. Whealton was a native of North Carolina, having made North Augusta his home for the past 25 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church where he served as an Extraordinary Minister of Communion and was active with the RCIA program. He retired as a Nuclear and Mechanical Engineer with SRNS at the Savannah River Site with 21 years of service. Mr. Whealton was very active in Habit for Humanity in North Augusta. Along, with several others, Mr. Whealton was instrumental in the development of the Habitat program locally and served as president, vice president and was the first site selection chairman in North Augusta. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Kathleen Kathy Whealton; two sons, Bruce M. Whealton, Jr. (Elnaz), Carrboro, NC and John Whealton (Nikki), Bealeton, VA; a daughter, Caroline Whealton, Charlotte, NC; three grandchildren, Spenser Whealton, Emily Whealton and Olivia Whealton. Pallbearers will be William Boettinger, Billy Hodges, Eric V. Johnson, Mike Dibble, Ed Belsom, Tom Garlich and Ed Jones. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, PO Box 6605, North Augusta, SC 29841 or to Habit for Humanity of North Augusta, PO Box 8121, North Augusta, SC 29861 Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at www.poseycares.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2015