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David Allen Wheat, 73, of Waterloo, Ill., born April 16, 1940, in Valmeyer, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Waterloo, Ill.
Due to his extreme love of vehicles, David started the family owned business, Wheat's Auto Body, Inc. and Wheat's Auto World, Inc. in 1977. He served on the board of directors at State Bank of Waterloo and was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George E. and Amelia P., nee Rubemeyer, Wheat; brothers, Leonard, Robert and Wilbert Wheat; a sister in infancy; and his devoted dog, Molly.
Surviving are his wife, Jean, nee Sparwasser, Wheat; children, Steve (Mary) Wheat, and Susan (Keith) Scheibe; grandchildren, Zachary Wheat, Avery Wheat, Andrew Scheibe and Kaitlyn Scheibe; brother, Marlin (Janice) Wheat; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Louise Gremmels, Arline Reed, Marlene (Richard) Buettner and Butch (Laurie) Sparwasser; life long and devoted friend, Charles Juelfs; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials may be made to the Salem-Baum Cemetery Association or the donor's choice. www.quernheimfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Quernheim Funeral Home, and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Waterloo, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at St. Paul United Church of Christ with Pastor James Watson officiating. Burial will be at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery, Waterloo, Ill.
QUERNHEIM FUNERAL HOME, Waterloo, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 25, 2013