|TERRY I. WHEELOCK
AVOCA-Terry Wheelock, 68, passed away Wednesday (July 6, 2016) at the Buffalo VA hospital.
Born in Waverly, NY on November 17, 1947, he was a son of the late Meridieth and Shirley (Nichols) Wheelock. Besides his parents Terry was also predeceased by his wife, Eleanor Clymo Wheelock on November 16, 1998.
Terry served his country with the Army in Vietnam and received two Purple Hearts.
Terry retired from Facet in Elmira. An avid reader, you could always find him reading in the library or in the park. He also enjoyed woodworking and attended the Wallace Wesleyan Church.
Terry enjoyed the simpler things in life and was considered a sweet simple man by others.
His loving family include his three children, Jeremy (Beth) Wheelock of Kentucky, Misty (Tim) Schutt of Skaneatles and Jason Wheelock of Fairport, His two grandchildren Jordan Schutt and Heidi Wheelock, he is also survived by his siblings DuWayne, Dale, Sherry, Shelby, Donald and Marsha and many other family members.
The Avoca funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca is honored to serve the family of Terry I. Wheelock.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1PM on Monday (July 11, 2016) at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in his name to the Avoca Free Library, 18 N. Main St., Avoca, NY 14809
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