Dale Edwin Wheelbarger, 86 of 2103 Shady Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, October 15, 2012 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. Wheelbarger, a native of Rockingham, VA, was the son of the late Calvin J. Wheelbarger and Maude Briedhour Wheelbarger and the widower of Grace Stanley Wheelbarger. He was retired from Southland Life Insurance Company, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Lake Drummond Masonic Lodge, Portsmouth Moose Lodge 898, and the Pasquotank Ruritan Club.
He is survived by a son, Dale Wheelbarger, Jr., and wife Denise Marie of Elizabeth City, NC; three sisters, Carolyn Clemmons of OH, Jo Ann Francis of Frederick, MD, and Grace Tyson of Chesapeake, VA; two brothers, John Richard Wheelbarger and Bill Wheelbarger both of Chesapeake, VA; and a grandson, Jason Wheelbarger and wife Melisa of Elizabeth City, NC.
A funeral service will be Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel. A committal service will be inside the Greenlawn Chapel Mausoleum at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and immediately after the service. Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Wheelbarger family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences