Richard D. “Dick” Wheeler
Richard D. Wheeler, age 78, of Shelby, died Wednesday, September 01, 2010 at Med Central Shelby Hospital.
Dick was born September 17, 1931 in Shelby and was a 1949 graduate of Shelby High School. He was a farmer all of his life. Dick was a member of the Farm Bureau and enjoyed working with livestock, especially calves and his dogs and cats. He liked going to auctions and was active with the Morton One Room School House. Family was very important to Dick as he treasured the times he spent with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife: Marjorie Ann (Ebersold) Wheeler, whom he wed on August 3, 1974; a son: Kyle Richard Wheeler of Milan; a daughter: Rebecca and Nathan Montgomery of Plymouth; 2 grandchildren: Emma Montgomery and Colten Montgomery.
Friends may call on Friday, September 3, 2010 from Noon- 1PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM with Rev. Lester Champer and Deacon Steve Keller officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the Morton One Room School House. On-line condolences may be made at