January 3, 1940 - September 5, 2020
North Augusta, SC – Funeral Services for Mr. Ronald E. Wheatley, 80, who entered into rest September 5, 2020, will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 4 o’clock at Sweetwater Baptist Church with Dr. Paul W. Noe officiating. The service may be viewed via livestream at the following link: www.sweetwaterbc.church. Interment will follow in Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Those in attendance are asked to wear a mask and social distancing will be practiced. Mr. Wheatley was a native of Atlantic, IA, previously a resident of North Augusta, SC and Atlanta, GA, having made North Augusta, SC his home again for the past thirteen years. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a Mason and an ordained Deacon. Mr. Wheatley was an active member of Sweetwater Baptist Church and retired from Georgia-Pacific as a corporate pilot with over 30 years of service. He was a gifted craftsman, who enjoyed restoring vintage cars and woodworking, using his talents to make quality furniture and cypress clocks for family and friends. Mr. Wheatley will be fondly remembered as a Christian man who adored his family. His greatest pleasures were the times his great-grandchildren would visit him to enjoy cookies, soda and ice cream. Mr. Wheatley was preceded in death by his wife of almost 60 years, Frances J. Wheatley; and his parents, Benjamin Walter and Helga Lange Wheatley. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Bill Little, North Augusta, SC; two grandchildren, Benay (Kevin) Byers, Andrew Little; two great-grandchildren, Elijah Byers, Lilly Byers; two brothers, Richard (Ruthie) Wheatley, Benjamin (Beverly) Wheatley; three sisters, Jannes Anderson, Carol Bates, Brenda (Donald) Norman; several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Bill Little, Andrew Little, Kevin Byers, Elijah Byers, Jerry Hawkins and Jim Reese. Memorials may be made to the Sweetwater Baptist Church Building Fund, 198 Sweetwater Road, North Augusta, SC 29860. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta is in charge of arrangements (803) 278-1181.
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