Clayton Wheeler(1952 - 2012)

Clayton L Wheeler
January 25, 1952 - December 2, 2012
Clayton Wheeler passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2012 of a heart attack at home.
Clayton was born in Escondido, CA in 1952, to James and Doris Wheeler. He graduated from Escondido High School in 1970 and South Bay Trade School in 1974. He married Denise in 1975. They moved to Idaho in 1977 where Clayton worked as a mechanic. Through the years, Clayton worked at Edmark Chevrolet, Dennis Dillon, Lanny Berg Chevrolet and Rick's Body Shop. He loved old cars, travelling, cooking, farming and was a Master Gardener (University of Idaho), but most of all he loved his family.
He leaves behind his wife Denise, daughters Anne and Susan, son-in-law C.J., grandson Jacob, and granddaughter Chloe, who will arrive in January.
Clayton was a kind and gentle man, and always lived life his way. We were all lucky to have him in our lives. We love you so much. Thank you for all of the wonderful years you gave us. We already miss you more than you will ever know.
A grave-side service will be held Friday, December 7, at 2:00 PM at Canyon Hill Cemetery under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family at A reception will follow at the Wheeler home.

Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Dec. 5, 2012