Funeral services for Bud Wheeler, 73, Clinton resident, former businessman, and civic leader were held Thursday, April 7, 2016, in the First United Methodist Church, officiated by Reverend Roland Youngberg. Burial concluded in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. G.C. “Buddy” Wheeler, III was born August 27, 1942, to G.C. Wheeler, Jr. and Maxine (Darnell) Wheeler in Houston, Texas, and he passed away Monday, April 4, 2016, in Clinton, Oklahoma. Buddy was raised in Clinton where he attended school until the ninth grade and then he attended Western Military Academy in Alton, Illinois, and graduated in 1960. He continued his education at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico, before entering Southwestern State College in Weatherford where he majored in Art. Buddy married Jan Dysart on December 20, 1963, in Clinton, Oklahoma, where they made their home.