Daniel "Dan" James Wheaton

Obituary of Daniel "Dan" James Wheaton

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Daniel “Dan” James Wheaton, age sixty, of Mer Rouge, passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Glenwood Hospital in West Monroe and at Daniels request, the family will hold a private gathering at a later date. Born in Klamath Falls, OR, Dan headed south as a teenager where he met his wife of thirty-two years, Judy Wheaton. Following his retirement at age fifty-five, he enjoyed working on his classic cars, visiting the gun range, and spending time with his beloved dog, Rudy. Dan was the most proud of his children, Jeff, Jay, and Temple and cherished his time with family. He truly loved life. Dan is survived by his two sons, Jeff Wheaton (Jennifer) of Houston, TX, and Jay Wheaton of Houston, TX; stepdaughter, Temple Marsh of Bastrop, LA; six grandchildren, Chandler Gorman, Dylan Gorman, Ben Gray, Jacob Wylie, Jordyn Martin, and Justin Martin; his mother, Dixie Stephens, of Portland, OR; two brothers, Jeff Wheaton of Portland, OR, and Dave Wheaton of Atlanta, GA. The family would like also to mention his close friend, Gene Sawyer of Oak Ridge, LA. Dan was preceded in death by his father, James Wheaton, and his stepfather, Warren Stephens.
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