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Marvin B. Wheeler
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Obituary for Marvin B. Wheeler

DURHAM: Marvin B. Wheeler, 88, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Duke Regional Hospital. He was born in Oxford to the late Cooper Pitt Wheeler and Jessie Burnette Wheeler.

Mr. Wheeler was a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, and a retired head cashier with the Liggett Myers Group. He was the last surviving member of 10 children. He loved gardening, spending time with friends on the golf course, attending Durham Bulls and walking his favorite companion, Pepper.

Mr. Wheeler is survived by his wife, Bobbie Holt Wheeler; numerous nieces, nephews and friends; and special friend Roy Clark who has been very helpful to the Wheeler family.

A funeral service will be held 1p.m. on Wednesday, July 12 at Bethany United Methodist Church with Rev. Julia Webb-Bowden officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in the Bethany United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Center following the burial.

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Funeral Service




1:00 PM
Bethany United Methodist Church

2809 Guess Road
Durham, NC 27705

Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, North Carolina 27704


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