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Francis Edward "Frank" Wheatley

April 5, 1944 ~ August 12, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Francis Wheatley Obituary

Francis Edward "Frank" Wheatley age 79 of Elizabethtown, formerly of Springfield, died at 4:57 pm Saturday, August 12, 2023 at his residence. 

Born April 5, 1944 in Washington County, he was preceded in death by his parents, James Edward "Dagwood" and Dorothy Cecilia Clements Wheatley, three sisters, Sara Ann Eakles, Mary Ellen French and Dorothy Mae Osborne and three brothers, Marion, Mike and Tom Wheatley.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam era, was a former Washington County Deputy Sheriff under Sheriff Bruce Burkhead, has been a co-owner along with his brother Benny, Wheatley Shell Service Station for many years and had worked as a machine operator at American Greetings in Bardstown.

He is survive by his wife, Linda Judd Wheatley of Elizabethtown, three daughters, Kim Milby of Greensburg, Laura (Willie) Essex of Loretto and Dorothy Wheatley of Stanford, four brothers, Benny Wheatley, Herman (Debbie) Wheatley and Richard Wheatley all of Springfield and Mark (Patty) Wheatley of New Hope, two sisters, Laurita Wheatley and Susie (Joe B.) Yates of Springfield, 8 grandchildren, Nathan Mattingly, Peyton, Cody, J.J. and Matthew Essex, Emma Wheatley, Chaz Stearman and Jordan Milby.

Funeral mass for Francis Edward "Frank" Wheatley will be conducted at 11:00 am Friday, August 18, 2023 at St. Rose Catholilc Church with Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P. officiating.  Burial will be in Lebanon National Cemetery at 12:30 pm with military honors to be conducted by Marion County Veterans Honor Guard,

Pallbearers will be Matthew, J.J. and Willie Essex, Travis and Steve Wheatley and Joe. B. Yatesl

A prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm Thursday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home where friends may call from 4:00 till 8:00 pm Thursday and again from 7:00 am till 10:30 am Friday morning.

Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 17, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home
221 East Main Street
Springfield, KY 40069

Prayer Service
Thursday
August 17, 2023

7:00 PM
Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home
221 East Main Street
Springfield, KY 40069

Visitation
Friday
August 18, 2023

7:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home
221 East Main Street
Springfield, KY 40069

Funeral Mass
Friday
August 18, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Rose Catholic Church
868 Loretto Rd
Springfield, KY 40069

Burial With Military Honors
Friday
August 18, 2023

Lebanon National Cemetery
20 State Hwy 208
Lebanon, KY 40033

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