Joseph “Lou” Wheeler, 88, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on Sunday, Oct. 5, 1930, son of the late Louis A. and Regina Wheeler.
He enjoyed a dedicated career with General Motors, retiring after 26 years. He was a member of the College Park Maryland Moose Lodge 453, the Greenbelt Maryland American Legion Post 136 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Mason Dixon Post 7234.
In addition to his parents, Wheeler was preceded in death by his daughter, Abbie Elsworth, and his sister, Joan Thompson. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Ruth; his son, Louis A. Wheeler of Frederick, Md.; and his three grandchildren, Nicole Wheeler, Jeremy Wheeler and Mollie Wheeler.
A memorial service was scheduled for Nov. 1, 2018, at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Clarksville Chapel, Ocean View, Del. Interment will be private.
Condolences may be sent online at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.