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Rozell “Boy” Wheaton

Rozell Wheaton was born January 22, 1953 in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma to Nathaniel Wheaton and Katherine (Holley) Wheaton.  He passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 at his home in IXL at the age of 66.

Mr. Wheaton was a resident of Okfuskee County since 2003.  He worked as a truck driver and also with different aircraft companies throughout his life, including Northrop Aircraft, Beach Aircraft and Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas.  Mr. Wheaton was a former pastor of the Goodwill Baptist Church of IXL and also attended the St. John Baptist Church of Boley, Oklahoma. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Minnie O. Wheaton and Ethel Lee Wheaton.

Survivors include his daughter, Erica Wheaton of Ontario, California; 7 brothers, Nathaniel Wheaton of Castle, Oklahoma, Gene Wheaton of Wichita, Kansas, Jimmie Wheaton of Okemah, L.T. Wheaton and wife Millie of Okemah, Jimmy Lee Wheaton of Okemah, Cordell Wheaton and wife Brenda of Fontana Valley, California and Leroy Wheaton of Wichita, Kansas; 5 sisters, Ceolia Washington of Boley, Oklahoma, Lucy Daniels of Wichita, Kansas, Pearle Blanche of Hawthorne, California, Clara Cross of Wichita, Kansas and Sandra Dale and husband Daniel of Wichita, Kansas.

All arrangements were handled by Parks Brothers Funeral Home of Okemah, Oklahoma.

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