Kay D. Wheaton
Kay D. Wheaton, 89, of Oak Grove, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21st at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association or to a Veterans group.
Kay was born April 23, 1930, in Butler, Missouri, the son of Oscar and Mamie E. (Culver) Wheaton. He was a 1948 graduate of Oak Grove High School. Kay joined the U.S. Air Force in 1948, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. On August 16, 1951, he married Nellie R. Graham in her parent’s home in Oak Grove.
Kay’s survivors include his wife, Nellie Wheaton, of the home; daughter, Dianna Robinson and husband Larry of Raytown, MO; two granddaughters: Amber Hayes and husband Charles of Troy, IL, and Kelley Robinson of Independence, MO; one great-grandson, Malcolm Hayes of Troy, IL; and two brothers: Glen Wheaton of Mission, KS, and Jim Wheaton of Independence, MO. He will be missed by many relatives, close neighbors, and friends.
Arrangements: Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO 816-690- 4441