"Al" (Age 57)  

On Thursday, April 10, 2014, Albert Weston Wheeler passed from time into eternity at the MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, MD. After a short illness the Master called him home. Beloved husband for 21 years of Bettie Wheeler; father of Darryl and daughter-in-law Miata; daughter Leticia and son-in-law LaRay; and son Jerry Jr. and fiancé Sarah; grandfather of six grandchildren Shala, Preston, Ryan, Kaija, Cameron and Ian; two brothers Richard and Anthony; four sisters Virginia, Theresa, Carroll, and Rochelle; and a host of nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces and other relatives. Al received an Honorable Discharge in 1980 from U.S. Air Force as a Sergeant. He retired from Verizon Communication after 25 years of service as a Senior Service Manager. He was currently employed by Enterprise Holdings as a Fleet Logistic Manager. A visitation will be held on April 25 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Landover, MD. Interment will be at 1 p.m. at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD. For more information about Al visit

Published in The Washington Post from Apr. 25 to Apr. 27, 2014