Bryan G. “Duke” Wheatley

By Orleans Hub Posted 22 September 2021 at 7:35 am

Bryan G. “Duke” Wheatley, 61, of Medina, NY, entered into rest on Mon., Sept. 20, 2021 at his home.

Born on Aug. 28, 1960 in Medina, NY, he was the son of the late Wilfred G. and Jane (Brazzell) Wheatley.

Bryan graduated from Medina High School in 1979 and was employed with Bells Supermarket. On July 20, 1985, he married the former Lisa Cornelius and together they raised two daughters. Bryan worked various jobs including the Arc of Orleans, Sigma International, Trek Inc. and lastly as a custodian for Medina Schools.  Bryan was proud and active 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus #651, a member of the Medina American Legion and Junior Wilson Sportsman Club. He was an avid fan of all sports and was a diehard Dallas Cowboy, Buffalo Sabres and NY Yankees fan. Most of all, Bryan enjoyed spending time with his daughters and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Lisa Wheatley; daughters: Jaclyn (Dustin Roulier) Wheatley and Brooke (Nic) Vagg; grandchildren: Ruby Roulier and Greyson Vagg; brothers-in-law: Bill Cornelius and Mark (Joanne) Hopkins. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephew and his furry companion, Shrek.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bryan’s name to The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, Virginia 22116-7023;; American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231; or the Kidney Foundation of WNY, 4444 Bryant and Stratton Way, Williamsville, NY 14221.

Relatives and friends may call from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 25, 2021 at the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY 14103. Funeral service and burial will be private for the family.

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