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Capt Jack G "Tex" Wheelis
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1913
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: May 13, 1954
Bell County
Texas, USA

Lubbock Evening Journal, Lubbock, Texas dated 14 May 1954

Rites For Former Tech Gridder Set Funeral services for Capt. Jack G. Wheelis, former Texas Tech football player, who died Thursday in a Fort Hood hospital, were to be held at Mart, McLennan County. Details of the services had not been announced this morning. Capt. Wheelis was graduated from Texas Tech in 1941 and had been in the Army since. He served in Germany after World WarII, and was stationed in Nuremberg, during the war crimes trials. He also served in Korea. A sister, Mrs. Ralph M. Hodges, lives at 3409 28th St. in Lubbock. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Janet Erin; a son, James Burnet; his father, B. B. Wheelis of Mart; two sisters,. Mrs. Hodge of Lubbock and. Miss Virginia Wheelis of Shamrock; four brothers, H. W. Wheelis of Morgan City, La., T. B.' Wheelis of Port Arthur, Roy Wheelis of Waco and Col. R. E. Wheelis of San Antonio.
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  Benjamin Burnett Wheelis (1876 - 1956)
  Dora Tait Wheelis (1876 - 1954)
Mart Cemetery
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Jay Lance
Originally Created by: couchpotato
Record added: Apr 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7368156
Capt Jack G Tex Wheelis
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Capt Jack G Tex Wheelis
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Capt Jack G Tex Wheelis
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- Jay Lance
 Added: Jun. 22, 2015
thanks for the help to reichmarshall
- Valerio
 Added: Jan. 23, 2014
Rest in Peace Jack Wheelis
- Thomas W
 Added: Oct. 2, 2011
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