HANOVER William Charles Wheeler, Jr., 75, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Hanover Hospital following a period of declining health. Born on March 7, 1939, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late William C. Wheeler, Sr. and Blanche Irene Wheeler and husband of the late Kathleen Wilhelm Wheeler. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Bettie Irene Chesnut. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and spent 27 years of employment with Pimlico Race Course before his retirement. He is survived by his loving companion, Marjory Behl of Hanover; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Panebaker Funeral Home, Inc., 311 Broadway, Hanover. Burial will follow in Forest Ridge Cemetery, 17700 Foreston Road, Upperco, MD, with military graveside rites being rendered by the Maryland National Guard Honor Guard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be shared by visiting www.PanebakerFuneralHome.com
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Published in Evening Sun on July 1, 2014
Panebaker Funeral Home
311 Broadway Street Hanover, PA 17331