Raymond A. "Buddy" Wheeling, age 72, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021 at the Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, OH.
He was born October 21, 1948 in Jamestown, OH, son of the late Raymond Allen Wheeling Sr. and Mildred Elizabeth Alexander Wheeling.
He was a member of the Wilmington Assembly of God and was a US Army Veteran. After working in the Tool and Die business and construction, Buddy kept busy doing odd jobs and working as a handyman. He especially enjoyed spending time with family, attending church and making crafts.
Surviving are wife, Linda J. Wheeling of Wilmington, whom he married July 6, 1974, son, Jason (Amy) Wheeling of Wilmington, daughter, Elizabeth (Thomas) Hawk of New Vienna, and son, Travis Wheeling of Wilmington. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, Brooke Michael, William Wheeling, Sean McKeehan and Shayne McKeehan, great-grandchild, Hailey McKeehan and two sisters, Donna Penn of Piketon and Alice Gardner of McDermott.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his grandson, Christian Michael, sisters, Jean Huffenberger, Gracie Wheeling, Nancy Taylor, Agnes Wheeling and Virginia Geus and two brothers, Bill Wheeling and Lee Wheeling.
Services will be held at Wilmington Assembly of God, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 10:00 am with Pastor John Wirmel officiating. Interment will follow in the New Antioch Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the church Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
Contributions in Buddy's memory may be made to the Wilmington Assembly of God, 609 West Locust Street Wilmington, OH 45177. To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.
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