Donald Edward Wheeler, 77, of Worthington, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 1, 2017) at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Fairmont, on April 3, 1940, a son of the late Truman E. and Mamie Pearl (Cale) Wheeler.
Don was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved spending his time doing woodworking. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a coal miner and retired from Consol Coal Co.
Donald is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Della Ann (Nuce) Wheeler; four sons, Donald Wheeler Jr. and wife Diane of Mannington, Daniel Wheeler of Shinnston, Kenneth Wheeler of Fairmont, and James Wheeler and wife Karen of Metz; a daughter, Lisa Matthews and husband Todd of Tucson, Arizona; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorraine Wolfe of Masontown; a half-brother, Edwin Gibson of New Mexico; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mary and Walt May and Lillie and George Boylen all of Arthurdale.
Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Reverend James Weber officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Masontown. Military rites will be conducted by the Preston County VFW Honor Guard, WVANG Honor Guard and the Preston County Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 977.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 3, 2017