Kenneth Victor Wheat Obituary

Mr. Kenneth Victor Wheat, 94, a longtime Bartlesville resident, died at 10:18 P.M. on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Medicalodge of Dewey.

The Wheat family will receive guests for visitation on Sunday December 30th at the Stumpff Funeral Home from 4 P.M. until 6 P.M. and come and go visitation for family and friends will be on Sunday from 9 A.M. until 8 P.

Funeral services for Mr. Wheat will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Disciples Christian Church with Rev. Kelley Becker officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mr. Wheat was born at Parsons, Kansas on August 26, 1924 the son of Volney Dennison Wheat and Leona Mae (Carson) Wheat. He grew up and received his education in Parsons, Kansas graduating from high school there. He entered the United States Marine Corps on July 8, 1943, served in the South Pacific during World War II and received his Honorable Discharge on January 7, 1946. He attended Pittsburg State College and Kansas University in Lawrence and received a degree in Civil Engineering. He was married to Rose Nell Randall on October 20, 1946 in Parsons, Kansas. They made their home in Kansas during Mr. Wheat's college years and moved to Oklahoma when Mr. Wheat joined Phillips Petroleum Company in 1951. Mr. Wheat was active as a civil engineer with Phillips until his retirement. He was a Charter member and Elder of the Disciples Christian Church, had been an active member of the Tuxedo Lions Club, the Swinging Squares square dancing club, a docent at Woolaroc, Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America and a Little League Baseball coach.

Mr. Wheat is survived by two daughters, Kenna Stierwalt and Sara Stayton and her husband Randy Stayton all of Bartlesville, two sons, Mark Wheat and wife Susan and Duane Wheat and wife Sharon all of Bartlesville, one brother, Don Wheat of Purcell, 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren and a niece, Joyce and husband David Austin of Parsons, Kansas. Mr. Wheat was preceded in death by his parents, a sister in childhood, a brother, Wilbur Wheat and his wife, Rose Nell Wheat on August 2, 2018.

The Wheat family suggests memorial donations for the flower garden set up in Mr. and Mrs. Wheat's honor to Disciples Christian Church, 5800 Douglas Lane, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 74006.

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