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Elvin A. "Scoop" Wheeler

May 5, 1938 June 10, 2019
Elvin A. "Scoop" Wheeler
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Obituary for Elvin A. "Scoop" Wheeler

Elvin A. “Scoop” Wheeler, age 81, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at his home. He was born May 5, 1938, in Clarion, Vinton County, Ohio, son of the late Alden George and Mable Shifflet Wheeler. He attended Forest Grove High School. Scoop retired as a machine operator for the Dana Corporation plant in Caldwell following 45 years of service. He was a member of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church, and he served on the Belle Valley Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors and camping. He also enjoyed flower gardening and working jigsaw puzzles.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sons, Elvin A. “Butch” Wheeler and Jeffrey Wheeler; and one brother, Daryl Wheeler.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn J. McElfresh Wheeler, whom he married May 21, 1977; three step-children, Kevin (Linda) Schott of Sharon, Jack (Olivia) Schott of Caldwell, and Jill (John) Kelley of Zanesville; one sister, Marcella (Earl) Bond of Belle Valley; several grandchildren, including Brett Wheeler, Ellen Gies, Cody Kelley, Cole Kelley, Cora Schott, and Logan Schott; several great-grandchildren, including Abigail Kelley; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 2-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Friday, June 14th at 11AM with Pastor Randy Savage officiating. Burial will follow at Sharon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care, 713 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio, 43701.

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Visitation

Thursday

13

Jun

2:00 PM 6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Service

Friday

14

Jun

11:00 AM 6/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sharon Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rich Valley Road
Caldwell, OH

Rich Valley Road Caldwell OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care

713 Forest Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
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