- 77 years old
- Date of birth: Dec 20, 1937
- Date of passing: Mar 25, 2015
|Let the memory of Gerald be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Gerald Wheatley, 77, born on December 20, 1937 and passed away on March 25, 2015. We will remember him forever.
"There are two things I remember best about Dad. He was a very wise man, he told me once when Hiroko was little that "We spend the first 2 yrs teaching a kid to walk and talk, and the next 18 yrs telling them to sit down and shut up" Every time I tell Hiroko to be quite or sit still, I remember Dad.
He was also a very kind and generous man. More than once he came to my rescue after I locked my keys in the car. He also seemed to know when I had a hard day at work. On my worst days, I would come home and the dishes would be done and the kitchen clean. It was wonderful.
I will miss the stories he told and conversations we had. I will miss hearing him say "There's my girl!" as Hiroko ran into the office when we went to visit. We love and miss you Dad!"
"To my darling Uncle Gary, how I am going to miss our talks. We both use to talk for hours on the phone. Daddy always said when we got together to talk no one else could get a word in edgewise. I called you not to long ago and we started talking and I had to be somewhere but I have know I wouldn't talk to you again. I would have stayed home and visited with you like always. I love you my Uncle and you have been a very special person in my life. Just so you and kenji know that your Dad had a shop class his senior year in high school and made a dresser for the baby Mama was carrying..I still have that dresser and yes it is 60 years old. Uncle Gary you held your brothers hand when he couldn't remember your name. You loved hiim as he loved you. Now you are with Daddy and Momma and Eda and Elzy are happy to see you again. I love you family and I will always keep you in my prayers."
"We will miss uncle Gary. He was a pleasure to be around and get to know during his visits here with mom. He had an interesting life and his stories about it were fun to hear. He was a good brother to mom and we are grateful for the time we got to spend with him. Rest in peace uncle Gary."
"I am so grateful that I got to spend time with Uncle Gary. He was the most wonderful man. I enjoyed all of his stories and I am so thankful that he was able to come and spend time with my mom (his sister). RIP Uncle Gary...You will be missed!"
"Uncle Gary was the sweetest person to be around & I am grateful that I was able to spend time with him when he came to visit mom. He will be greatly missed."
"We will have a memorial service on May 2nd 2015 at 11am at the VFW Hall in Roseburg Oregon. 1127 Walnut St, Roseburg, OR 97470"
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