Stanley Clayton Loftus Wheeler

June 24, 1940December 5, 2019
Obituary of Stanley Clayton Loftus Wheeler


Doane Beal & Ames

Stanley Clayton Loftus Wheeler of Barnstable, formerly of Boston and Branford, CT passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Stan was the husband of Betsy Turnbull Wheeler to whom he was married for 34 years. Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1940, he was the son of Eugene and Florence Wheeler. He was predeceased by his eldest son, Bradley; and his sister, Florence. He is survived by his brother Eugene, sister Jacquelyn, his son Stephen, daughter Pam Buckley and 7 beloved grandchildren. Graduate of Wheatley, Old Westbury, NY and a BA from Bethany College, Bethany, WVa. He began his career as a box salesman at Westvaco, then Bicknell and Fuller, and finally as a rep for NEWW and Seaboard Folding Box. He enjoyed his grandchildren, boating, a good political discussion, and most of the time, golf. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to BARS (Barnstable Recreational Shellfishing), PO Box 57, West Barnstable, MA 02668 or Barnstable Historical Society, PO Box 829, Barnstable, MA 02630. Visiting hours will be held at Doane Beal & Ames Funeral Home, 160 W. Main St., Hyannis on Monday, December 9th from 4 to 6 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 3055 Main St., Barnstable at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10th. Interment is private. Party to follow.

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  • BARS: Barnstable Recreational Shellfishing Box 57, West Barnstable, MA 02668
  • Barnstable Historical Society Box 829, Barnstable, Massachusetts 02630

Past Services

Monday, December 09, 2019

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Funeral Service