Elwood C. "Bubba" Wheatley Jr.
1947 - 2021
BORN
1947
DIED
2021
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Hinman Funeral Home
11673 Somerset Ave
Princess Anne, MD
Elwood "Bubba" C. Wheatley, Jr.

Salisbury - Elwood "Bubba" C. Wheatley, Jr., 73, of Salisbury, Maryland passed from this life peacefully among friends and family on Friday, July 16, 2021.

He was born one of six children to the late Elwood (Sr.) and Martha Wheatley on August 5, 1947 in Chance, Maryland. Elwood graduated from Deal Island High School, Class of 1966. He retired in 2001 from C&P Telephone/Verizon after 24 years of service. Elwood owned and operated Bubba's Place Sports Cards and Collectables located in Salisbury. He gave back to the community through his service as a volunteer fire fighter with the Fruitland Volunteer Fire Company, and Secretary of the Skipjack Heritage Museum in his hometown of Chance.

Elwood is survived by his two children Jason (Katie) (43) and Paris (33), granddaughter Kelly Ann (8) and siblings Aneita Shores, Gorman (Linda), and Agnes (Randy) Arnold. He has now joined his mother and father, and his late siblings William and Robert. The family would like to recognize Mike Mercer of Salisbury for his unwavering friendship, dedication and service to Elwood and the Wheatley family.

A viewing will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Hinman Funeral Home, P.A., 11673 Somerset Ave; in Princess Anne, Md. where a viewing will be held from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Rev. Linwood "Sonny" Benton will officiate. A luncheon immediately following the service will be held at the Rock Creek Church Hall in Chance, MD. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Elwood's honor to the Skipjack Heritage Museum, 23529 Deal Island Rd., Chance, MD 21821.

To express condolences to the family, visit www.hinmanfuneralhome.com



Published by The Daily Times & Somerset Herald from Jul. 18 to Jul. 28, 2021.
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My thoughts and prayers are with Bubba's family and friends. My boys would go to the flea market where he had his baseball cards and first met Bubba back in Fruitland around 1967-68. I recently saw him at Back Street Grill in Salisbury. A gentleman and a very nice man always. -- Mary Lynn
Mary Lynn Hastings
July 20, 2021
Condolences to the Wheatley family
Ted Capuano
July 19, 2021
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