Samuel David Wheeler

Monday, April 3, 2017

Samuel David Wheeler, of Piggott, Ark., died Wednesday March 29, 2017, at the age of 92. The son of Laud and Floy Wheeler, he was born in Piggott on November 24, 1924.

David honorably served in the United States Army during World War II. On June 17, 1951, he was united in marriage to Edna Jean Watson. Afterward, the couple moved to California where they were both employed at General Dynamics until they returned to Piggott in 1988.

On March 7, 2012, Edna Jean preceded him in death after 60 years of marriage. David is also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, L.M. Wheeler.

David's express wishes were to be cremated with no formal funeral services held. His life is celebrated by his friends and loved ones. Memorials may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.