Edward A. Wheeler

SALEM–Edward A. Wheeler, 87, of Salem died at 2 a.m. Saturday at the Essex of Salem I. He was born March 13, 1930 in Peoli, the son of the late Raymond and Helen (Randall) Wheeler.

Ed was a school bus repairman for Myers Equipment of Canfield. During the Korean War he served in the United States Army.

His wife, Clara Lou (Hanna) Wheeler, whom he married Feb. 5, 1953, preceded him in death on Jan. 27, 2014.

Survivors include two daughters, Lorena (Michael) Dangler of Salem and Loretta (Robert) Baker of Swansboro, N.C.; a sister, Maxine Shoff of Louisville; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Private arrangements are being held.

Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

Edward’s obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.