Wilbur Wheatley, 88, passed away on June 7, 2017
Wilbur Warren Wheatley, 88, of Augusta, passed away on June 7, 2017.
Visitation with family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 9, and funeral service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017, both at Dunsford Funeral Home in Augusta.
Wilbur was born on July 10, 1928 in Ralston, Okla., to William Walter and Alta Leona (Barns) Wheatley. On June 28, 1969, Wilbur married Doralyn (Staehr) Goad in Pawnee, Okla. He served his country in the United States Navy and fought in the Korean War. Wilbur had previously worked as a machinist and a welder. He loved baseball, reading, gardening and going to garage sales..
Survivors include: his wife Doralyn of the home; daughter, Kimberly Young of Winfield; sister, Carol Davis of Edmond, Okla.; grandchildren, Alexandra (Garrett) Jones of Manhattan, Bailey Young of Kansas City, Mo., and Jackson Young of Winfield; nieces, Janet Meyers of Edmond, Okla. and Elaine Miller of Ponca City, Okla.
Wilbur is preceded in death by his parents.
The family wishes memorial contributions be made out to Harry Hynes Hospice, or Breast cancer Research Foundation, left in care of the Dunsford Funeral Home. www.dunsfordfh.com