Clifton Earl Wheeler went to be with the Lord on October 23, 2019. He was a man of unwavering faith whose humor and contagious smile profoundly influenced all who knew him.
Clifton was born on February 1, 1940 in Duncan, Oklahoma. He graduated from Duncan High School in 1957 and was married to Juretta Irene (Rogers) Wheeler on February 14, 1959. He provided almost 40 years of devoted service in Electronic Production and Testing at Western Electric, AT&T and Lucent Technologies in Oklahoma City.
He is survived by his sons, Lynn Wheeler and wife Dianna of Yukon, Oklahoma and Dennis Wheeler and wife Michelle of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Joshua Wheeler and wife Kayleigh, Allyson Mills and husband Jordan and Karissa Wheeler, Jordan Crank, Jonathan Crank and wife Ashley; and one great grandchild, Alliana Williams; two sisters, Carolyn Webb and Cathy Barrick and husband Lynn, and three sister-in-laws, Gwen Wheeler, Darlene Pressley and husband Bob, Bette Tidwell and husband Ray and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Clifton was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Juretta Wheeler; his parents Marvin and Gladys Wheeler, his brother Cecil Wheeler, brother-in-law, Jim Webb; and nephews Gary Wheeler and Tommy Webb.