Eugene Wheeler

Eugene Wheeler, age 80, of Amarillo, TX, died Friday, February 22, 2008.

No services were held.

Mr. Wheeler was born in Deadwood, SD. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired from the Veterans Administration and Bivins Memorial Nursing Home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Lula Wheeler; and a son, Noel Wheeler.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; three daughters, Kay Miller of Montana, Diana Staniewski of Washington, D.C. and Kelly Harris and her husband, Poncho, of Amarillo; two sons, Gene Wheeler, Jr. and his wife, Theresa, of Amarillo, and Leon Wheeler and his wife, Belinda, of Scottsdale, AZ; 13 grandchildren; and his buddy "Muggs".

The family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity.