Robert Samuel Wheless
1938 - 2019
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Robert Samuel Wheless, "Mr. Bobby", long time resident of Poquoson, passed away August 14, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. He was a veteran, retired civil service, co-owner of Wheless House and most recently an employee of City of Poquoson school system. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and attended Keep the Promise Ministries.

Mr. Wheless was preceded in death by his wife Sara, his granddaughter, Cori and grandson, Derek. He is survived by his daughters; Donna Evans (David Lynn), Rhonda Johnson (Lee), Barbara Peterson and Sandra Gibbs (Floyd)., grandchildren; Tyler, Savannah (David), Carmen (Joseph), Jami, Angel (Lee), Sydney, April, Bobby, Chase, Melody (Nathaniel) and great-grandchildren; Cheyenne, Calleigh, Claire, Paxton and Gammon, sisters; Billie Neil and Ann Wilson, brother-in-law Bob Insley, Jr. and wife Edith; his friend and companion, Grace Sivertson and her family.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2018 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave. by Pastor Buddy Chapman. The family will receive friends immediately after the service at Trinity. A ceremonial Farewell at the Field will be held 5 p.m. Sunday evening at he Poquoson Municipal Field as a final tribute to Mr. Bobby. Friends may call upon the family at other times at the home of his daughter, Donna Evans, 1122 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson.

The family would like to thank the staff of Riverside Hospice for their compassionate care.

Memorial contributions may be made to Keep the Promise Ministries, 4 Cheryl Circle, Poquoson VA 23662 or the Poquoson Volunteer Fire Company P.O. Box 2404 Poquoson VA 23662. Online condolences to

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Published in Daily Press on Aug. 16, 2019.
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August 23, 2019
To Bobby's family,
I was so sorry to hear of his passing... he was a remarkable, witty and kind man. He always had a smile and I always enjoyed seeing him. You all are in our thoughts and prayers, Karen and Keith Crusberg
August 18, 2019
Dear Rhonda and family, I was so sorry to learn of Mr. Bobby's passing. I have such fond memories of him when we were growing up. My deepest condolences.

Maresa (Firth) Spangler
August 17, 2019
Dear Donna and Family,
I send my deepest condolences . Mr Bobby was truly one of a kind and I will miss him dearly. Please find comfort in knowing his life was well lived. Mr Bobby made a tremendous contribution to all the lives he touched. RIP Mr.Bobby
Nikki Toliver-Robinson
August 16, 2019
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