Leon George Wheeler, Sr.
Military Honor Service for Leon Wheeler 75, will be held at the Ft Sill National Cemetery on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 1PM. He passed away Thursday April 5, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. He was born in Albany, NY on Nov 17, 1942 in to Bradford Leon Wheeler, Sr. and Anna Grace Ogden. He enlisted in the Army in 1961; became stationed at Ft Sill when he met the love of his life Lois Drew. They were united in marriage on June 22, 1963. He served his country proudly completing two tours in Vietnam. He retired from the Army in 1981 where resided in Chickasha with his family. He relocated to Las Vegas in 1985, returning to Chickasha from 2007 thru 2015. Survivors include three children: Loretta Abraham; Leon Wheeler, Jr, NV, Lisa Garrison, OK; Brother, Brad Wheeler, PA, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends. His parents, Wife Lois Wheeler, Brother Eugene Ogden, Granddaughter Jennifer Abraham Everett, and many close relatives precede him in death. The family would like him to be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, soldier and friend.
Published on April 12, 2018