David worked as a representative for the New York Life Insurance Company. He was also a member of Fairlawn Lutheran Church.
David is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Christine (nee Poli) Wheeler; cherished daughters, Laura (Stephen) Rice of Shaker Heights, and Anne Wheeler of Columbus; his mother, Jane Wheeler of Middleburg, Florida; and his sister, Gretchen (Kevin) Ossenfort of Middleburg, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Wheeler.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 5, 2013, from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M., at the Fairlawn Lutheran Church, 3415 West Market, Akron 44333. A memorial service will follow at 1 P.M.
To honor the memory of a life-long animal lover, in lieu of flowers, please direct donations to the Medina County SPCA, 245 S. Medina St., Medina, OH 44256.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com