Robert Wheelock

Published: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 1:06 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 2:11 p.m. CDT

BUCKEYE, Ariz. — Robert E. Wheelock, 58, of Buckeye, Ariz., died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Goodyear, Ariz., of liver cancer.

He was born Dec. 15, 1954, in Kewanee, to Allen and Geraldine Wheelock. He worked at Caterpillar for 35 years and loved riding his Harley Davidson.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Wheelock; three daughters, Brooke (Tim Begor) White, Heather (John) Tomlin, and Wendy (Tommy) Burris; five sisters, Marilyn (Alan) Coles, Carol (Verne) Rennacker, Cathy (Rick) Barker, Maureen (Gene) Koehler, and Michelle (Mike) Doan; two brothers, Roger (Nancy) Wheelock, and Mark (Dawn) Wheelock; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant niece, and his paternal and maternal grandparents.

A visitation will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home, 1107 N. 4th St., Chillicothe.

Donations can be made to the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine Development, 3535 Market St. - Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104 or online at www.penncancer.org.

Online condolences can be sent to www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.

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