Archive for Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Obituary: Robert T. Wheeler

1969-2007

August 29, 2007

Services for Robert T. Wheeler, 37, Lawrence, were Monday, Aug. 27, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lawrence. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.

Mr. Wheeler died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, while on a job site in Leawood.

He was born Dec. 14, 1969, in Topeka, the son of Warren Robert and Phyllis Darlene Hunt Wheeler. He attended Baker University for two years and received a Bachelor of Arts from Kansas State University.

Mr. Wheeler was a landscape architect and owner of Outside Innovations in Lawrence. He previously worked for Epic Landscape Productions in Kansas City. He was raised working on a family dairy farm in McLouth. He was a member and youth leader at Redeemer Lutheran Church and Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at Baker University.

He married Sunny Elizabeth Willits on June 6, 1992, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Luke E., of the home; a daughter, Hope Erin Wheeler, of the home; his parents, Lawrence; and a brother, Russell, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the Wheeler Children's Educational Fund, sent in care of Lawrence Funeral Chapel, 3821 W. Sixth St., Lawrence 66049.

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