He was predeceased by a son, Jason Lee Wheeler, and granddaughter, Heaven Lee Wheeler.A special thanks to friends Joyce Walker, Elaine Crans, Adam and Joy Smith, Gary Wheeler, Jr., Pam and Herbie Smith, Karen Mattison, and Kenny Faucett.Here Wayne enjoyed raising a variety of animals and working the fields.
Tom continued the tradition of the business as owner and operator in 1987; it just celebrated its 76th anniversary. Tom was predeceased by his parents, Nathan “Lester” and Florence Smalley; and brother and sisters, Gene Smalley, Sharon Bingell and Valnetta Crissinger. Memorial donations may be made to the International Motor Racing Research Center, 610 S. You may express condolences or “Light a Candle of Remembrance” online at Age 72, of Watkins Glen, NY passed away at home on December 12, 2017. On return to the States, he was active in the Army Reserves.
He was saddened when disease and hospitalization cancelled last July’s event. A gathering to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 20 from 6 to 8 p.m.
In addition to his parents, Wayne was predeceased by his brother, Harry C. at the Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, 119 5th St., Watkins Glen.
He earned a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter professional designation and was a chapter member in Syracuse, NY. He was a devoted member of the Watkins-Montour Rotary Club, serving time as president and earning peer recognition as a Paul Harris Fellow.
In 1970, Bill moved to Watkins Glen, NY with his family, where he purchased the E. Bill was also an elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Watkins Glen and served on the Regional Economic Development Committee.