April 5, 1926 - November 10, 2016
Harry L. Wheat On November 10, 2016 Harry Leonard Wheat left his earthly home to travel to his eternal resting place. Harry also known as (Kelly) was born on April 5, 1926 in Old Virginia. He worked in the coal mines of West Virginia where he met and married the Love of his life; they later moved to Canton, Ohio where he retired from The Timken Co. after 32 years of service. After he retired, Harry owned and operated Wheat's Lawn Care Service. Harry enjoyed working in his yard and garden, as well as spending quality time with his family. He was a charter member of The Canton Negro Oldtimers. He was a member of Mt. Nebo United Holy Church. Harry is preceded in death by his devoted Wife of 66 years Reverend Mary L. Wheat, Sons; Harry Ralph Wheat and Norman Padgette, Great-grandson; Solomon Wheat, Brothers: Charles, Hershey, Herman, Junious and Tarrice Wheat, Sisters; Beatrice Barrett and Catherine Wheat, Sister-in-laws; Pauline Wheat and Stachia Jones. He leaves to cherish his loving memory daughters, Kaleen (George) Lemon of Massillon, Ohio; Nancy (Thomas) Chapman, Frances Garner, Stephen M. Wheat, all of Canton, Daughter-in-law Brenda Wheat of Columbus, Ohio. 15 grandchildren, Marlon Wheat, Theophilus (Tracy) Wheat, Deneyle Wheat, Shana Charles, Rodney (Tina) Lemon, Michael (Barb) Lemon, Shawn (Erica) Lemon, Nicole (Adrian) Brooks, Thomas Chapman Jr., Courtney (Augustia) Mackey, Lauren Chapman, Tierre Padgett, Addis Desmond,Breanna Wheat, and Moriah Wheat; 26 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; special daughters, Patricia Grant and Deborah Redmond; and his special "Buddy" and twin great great grandson, Landon Mackey. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:00 am, at Sherrick Road Church of God 1121 Sherrick Rd. S.E. Canton, Ohio 44707. Friends will be received one hour prior to services at the church. Condolences may be sent to the home at 2324 3rd Street S.E. Canton, Ohio 44707. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Schneeberger Funeral Home 2222 Fulton Rd. N.W. Canton, Ohio 44709. www.SchneebergerFuneral.com Schneeberger330-456-8237
Harry L. Wheat On November 10, 2016 Harry Leonard Wheat left his earthly home to travel to his eternal resting place. Harry also known as (Kelly) was born on April 5, 1926 in Old Virginia. He worked in the coal mines of West Virginia where he... View Obituary & Service Information
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