Nov. 12, 1941 - June 10, 2013
GOSHEN - John A. Wheeler, 71, of Goshen, died at 10:20 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Elkhart Hospice House.
He was born Nov. 12, 1941, in South Bend to Robert and Leona (Platz) Wheeler.
Surviving are two daughters, Donna Damron of Goshen and Cathy Weaver of Three Rivers, Mich.; two sons, John Wheeler Jr. of Goshen and Kevin Wheeler of Middlebury; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a sister, Jean Gadson of Middlebury; and two brothers, Mike (Carol) Wheeler and Tim (Gina) Wheeler, both of Goshen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert and Ralph Wheeler; and stepfather Marshal Hemmick.
He retired from Home Crest in 2005 after 27 years.
A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Scott Cemetery, Shipshewana.
Memorials may be given to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care.