Dale Edwin Wheelbarger, Jr. 69, of 2101 Shady Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his residence. A native of Virginia, he was born on August 25, 1948 to the late Dale Edwin Wheelbarger, Sr. and Grace Ollie Edwards Wheelbarger and was the husband of the late Denise Marie Wheelbarger. He served his country honorably in the US Marine Corps in Vietnam and later worked as a civilian architect with the Department of the Navy. He was a golfer, an avid Corvette enthusiast, a member of the Beachcombers Corvette Club in Virginia Beach, and a member of the Portsmouth Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge 898.
He is survived by a son, Jason S. Wheelbarger and wife Melisa of Elizabeth City, NC; a granddaughter, Jasmyne Wheelbarger; an aunt, Laverne Wheelbarger and cousin, Richy Wheelbarger both of Chesapeake VA who were like a second mother and a brother to Dale; and his best friend, William G. Black of Virginia Beach, VA.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC officiated by Pastor Dale Jones. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Wheelbarger family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street