William Wheatley, Jr


William C. “Billy” Wheatley Jr. was born March 10, 1967 to Eileen and William Wheatley. He departed this earth on February 11, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Billy grew up in Marion, Ohio and attended school at St. Mary’s and Marion Catholic until the 10th grade when he transferred to Rock Island High School in Illinois.

Billy graduated from Rock Island High School where he was honored with being the number one French student at Rock Island High. He went on to attend Augustana College in Rock Island. Bill’s favorite past time was spent cooking, most especially breakfast.

Billy is preceded in death by grandparents, William Keuchler, Mary E. Keuchler Reece, and Clifford and Bernadine Wheatley.

Billy leaves to cherish his precious memories, parents, Eileen and William (Sharon) Wheatley Sr.; sisters, Tonya (Scottie), Nicole, Paulette (Matt), Lindsey, and Shiobhan (Jerry); brother, Austin; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

We all may have fond memories of him and we hold them in our hearts.

Memorial Service 1:00pm Saturday, March 14, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. I am so sorry about the loss of Bill. My heart goes out to his family and friends. May he RIP.❤️

  2. Lavada Dillard Rome. GA

    To my family, and to his mother EILEEN.. Condolences from the GA ROOTS of The Fredrick Family Heritage. MAY YOU BE COMFORTED by The Spirit that surpases all understanding will keep you in Perfect Peace whose minds are on Him. Our Father in Heaven! Love U Family in Our Prayers!!!

  3. My prayers are with you cousins. I love you all. We were very young the last time I saw Billy. I wish I’d gotten to know him as well. Rest well.

  4. Anita Williams & The Clark Family

    To Eileen and the Wheatley/Keuchler family. We am so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you..

  5. There are no words to express the sorrow in our hearts. Please accept our deepest sympathy. God comforts us through his Word the Bible and the gift of prayer. Thoughts of peace.

  6. I will always remember you
    I love you Bill

  7. So sorry to hear for your loss. Praying for the family

  8. Richard Boltz

    I’m very sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathies.

  9. Katy Travis Hoffman

    I am so sorry for your loss. I was behind Billand Tonya in school. Peace be with you.

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