Michael Clayton Wheeler

January 17, 1948 ‒ December 16, 2018

Delaware, Ohio

Michael Clayton Wheeler, age 70, of Delaware, died peacefully on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.  Retired Technician for Neo-Post International.  An avid and accomplished guitar player, Mike once played in the Grand Ole Opry with his father, taught guitar for many years and was a member of the Petal Steel Guitar Forum.   He also enjoyed music of all genres, playing games, computers and the internet.  Born January 17, 1948 to the late Marion and Frances Wheeler.  Also preceded in death by brother-in-law, Mike Blankenship.  Survived by loving wife, Pamela Wheeler; son, David (Jessica) Wheeler of Denver; daughter, Lindsay Wheeler of Columbus; brothers, Pat and Tim Wheeler of Columbus; sisters, Chris Blankenship of West Jefferson and Mary (Bill) Cox of London; granddaughter, Adalie; brothers-in-law, Robert Powers and David (Pam) Martin; sisters-in-law, Lori (JoAnn) Powers, Kathleen (Sam) Partin and Lucy Powers; many nieces and nephews.  Funeral Service 2 pm Thursday at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, (formerly 1510 W. William St.) Delaware, where the family will receive visitors from 11 am until the time of service.  Jeff O’Brien, Funeral Celebrant.  Private family interment.  Contributions may be made to the Delaware County Humane Society in Mike’s memory.  Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve Mike’s family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • Pam,
    I am holding you and yours in my thoughts and prayers. Thank God for the hope of the return!
    Lovingly,
    Maureen (Reese) Case

  • Pam and family,
    I am very saddened to hear of your loss. Mike was such a wonderful man and I have such great memories. My prayers, love, and heart is with you.
    Looking forward to the day we will all be together forever.

  • Pam and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We have so many fond memories of Mike and he will live on in our hearts – thankful that we will all be together some day.
    Our prayers are with you and your family,

  • Dear Pam,
    We are so sorry Mike is gone, you two survived a lot together, We hope that sweet memories sustain you. Michael and Carol (Vandergrift) Hall