Bill Wheeless Sr., 95, April 15 in Hamilton. A World War II veteran, he was a sergeant major for the medical headquarters in the India Burma Theater.After the war, he earned a music degree from Baylor University. He served several churches as minister of music and education, including First Baptist churches in Beeville, Kingsville, Victoria, Nacogdoches, Orange and Pasadena. He also served at Seventh and James Baptist Church in Waco and West University Baptist Church in Houston. He was the church page coordinator for the Baptist Standard 15 years. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Elsie; and his twin sister, Jewel Brown. He is survived by his sons, Bill Jr. and Robert; brother, Duke; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.
Obituary: Bill Wheeless
April 24, 2015