Peter worked as an engineer in the information technology industry. He enjoyed spending time with his family, helping his friends, rescuing animals with Ziggy's Friends, tinkering with computers, and gardening.
Survivors include a daughter, Christa C. Wheeler of Grafton; a sister, Shelia Ann Wheeler of Pemberton, New jersey; three brothers, Timothy J. Wheeler (Lorry) of Stillwater, Minnesota, Mark E. Wheeler (Terri) of Pemberton, New Jersey, and Bobby Joe Wheeler (Jeanmarie) of Meridian, Idaho.
Peter was preceded in death by his parents, Burton and Cecelia J. (nee Bobola) Wheeler.
Funeral service will be private at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, OH.
In honor of Peter, the family will be walking in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Berkshire County.
The family has requested instead of sending flowers please donate to Relay For Life of Berkshire County. Donations should be made in honor of "Moments House- Lin's Lapsters". This team that was created in honor of our cousin Linda, our loving mother, and Aunt who were also taken by cancer. You can donate to the group or individual team member the direct link to donate: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr id=59397&pg=team&team id=1559699
Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com