Harold C. "Buck" Wheatley, Jr., 71, of Townsend, DE passed away at his residence on September 17, 2012.
Buck was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and faithful friend. He enjoyed working with his hands and was a Jack of all trades and a master of at least a few. He was always the go to guy for everyone's honey-do list and was an expert packer.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Eleanor "Gillie" on February 1, 2009.
Buck leaves many wonderful memories to his brother, Robert Wheatley and his wife, Ellen; sister, Jane Growney and her husband, Richard; daughter, Kim vonWeltin and her husband, Alan; son, Kurtis Wheatley and his wife, Jima; grandchildren, Bryan, Evan and Eva; niece Catherine and nephews, Andrew and William.
A celebration of life will be held 1:30 pm on Friday, September 21 at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, 212 N. Broad Street in Middletown. Interment will be held privately at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, DE/Eastern Shore Office, 100 West 10th St, Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801 or to a charity of choice.
Arrangements by Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, Middletown, DE. On-line condolences may be sent to www.daniels-hutchison.com.