Robert “Bob” Wheatley

wheatley-photoRobert L. “Bob” Wheatley, 89 of Butler, Missouri passed away September 22, 2016 at his home in the Double Branch community. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Monday, September 26, 2016 at Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) in Butler with Bro. Bill Perkey officiating. There is no visitation. Interment with U.S. Marine Corps Honors will follow in Double Branch Cemetery. Please in lieu of flowers, contributions to Heartland Hospice, Double Branch Church or Cemetery, or charity of choice. Messages for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

Robert Lee Wheatley was born March 22, 1927 in Bates County, Missouri, son of Bert A. and Byrdie (Nehring) Wheatley. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Kauffman on November 9, 1952.

Bob is best remembered as a husband, father, grandfather, and friend. His world revolved around his wife and his daughter – that is, until the football game came on. You could spend time with him then, but it had to be watching the game!

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife, Dorothy on September 28 of 2015. He is survived by his daughter, Becky Wheatley; and his grandchildren, Alexandra and Scott Aldridge.

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8 thoughts on “Robert “Bob” Wheatley

  1. My condolences to Becky and her family. Bob was a good and kind man. Now he will be rejoined with Dorothy. Rest In Peace.

  2. So sorry to hear about your dad. May God wrap his loving arms around you at this difficult time. Love and prayers…

    Donna

  3. My deepest sympathy to the family on your loss. I have nothing but the utmost respect for Bob and how he lived his life.

  4. Becky
    I was so very sorry to here about your Dad. I know everyone will remember his smile, never saw him without one. What I remember most is his quiet but glinting eyes, it was like he knew something no one else knew. We will keep you in our prayers. All our love to you and the kids.

    Elizabeth and Family

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