Laurence G. “Larry” Wheatley 68 of Frankfort, IN, died at 3:07 p.m. January 22, 2012 at home. Born July 24, 1943 in Elwood, IN to Oliver D. Wheatley & Ella Mildred (Corns) Bishop. His first marriage was to Toni C. Eberle on July 23, 1964. He then married Teresa Kay Miller on February 26, 1999 in Gatlinburg, TN and she survives. Mr. Wheatley was a 1961 graduate of Frankfort High School, which was the last class from the old high school on South Harrison St. and attended Indiana University. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from January 20, 1964 – January 19, 1967. He was a roofer, working for Hinshaw Roofing, and retired in 2001 after 40 years. He had also worked for the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Library and Sparrow Florist. He was a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge and Local 119 Roofers Union.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, January 26, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Shan Sheridan will officiate. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 25th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made the Frankfort Community Library.
Wife: Teresa Kay Wheatley of Frankfort
Daughter: Julie C. (Tim) Balensiefer of Lafayette
Son: Christopher W. (Denise) Wheatley of Lebanon
Step Daughter: Rachael R. (Ryan) Edwards of Frankfort
1 Sister: Carol Jane Cohen of Indianapolis
6 Grandchildren: Alex, Grace, Ben, Max, Tanner & Shelby
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Patricia Mang, brother William O. Wheatley, step son Matthew Miller and step daughter Robin Miller.