Mr. Barton "Bart" McDonald Wheeler was an Eagle Scout and graduate of Grand Prairie High School, He served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1971, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. A helicopter pilot, Bart earned the rank of Chief Warrant Officer and was awarded an Air Medal, a Bronze Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and two Purple Hearts. He later served as an officer of the Irving Police Department and was employed by Texas Utilities Mining Company.
Bart was a member of Sulphur Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Mt. Enterprise.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lucian “Bud” Wheeler.
(Crawford-A. Crim FH, Oct 2014)
Juanita Faynne Brown Wheeler
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