Celebrating the life of

Robert L. Wheat, Sr.

September 10, 1928 - June 14, 2021

Bob was a devoted and loving husband and father who will be dearly missed.

Robert L. Wheat, Sr.

Robert L. Wheat, Sr.  passed away peacefully on Monday, June 14, 2021 at his residence on Tybee Island. 

Bob was born in Baltimore, MD and was a parishioner of St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee.

Bob was a devoted and loving husband and father. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen.

Bob leaves behind his children, Robert Jr.; Mark (Nicole), and Robin Deppen (Darryl); five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to service. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021 at Andersonville National Cemetery in Andersonville, GA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Church in memory of Bob and Eileen Wheat, since the church was so dear to their hearts. 

The family would like to express their appreciation to Bob’s ladies; Sharon, Julia, Nancy and Senora, for the kindness and wonderful care given to their mother and father. 



My condolences and prayers for all Bob's family, and to my great friend Bob Wheat of Mobile, Alabama. I know you loved and admired your father greatly. I pray that you can find peace in the your faith that he is now united with the Lord and your Mother in heaven.

- Bob Melton, Savannah, Ga

I am so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers to the whole family. Kristen

- Kristen Ogles, Lizella, GA

We would like to send our condolences and prayers out to Mark, Bob, Robin and your Families. We feel your loss for Mr. Wheat was a gentleman , farther, and husband highly respected and loved by anyone that knew him. We will miss him. We hope you can find peace knowing he is with the Lord and by your Mothers side forever.

- Robby, Michelle and Family, Hawkinsville, GA

So sorry for your loss, Penny

- Penny Bahr, Brantley, AL

Uncle Bob was a great man who I loved like a father! He was devoted to taking care of my Aunt for over 38 years. I loved talking to him over the years and going crabbing over the years with him and Mark. My heart is hurting and broken right now. I know he is in heaven now with his love my aunt and all his and her family members. He is at peace now and thats what gives me comfort. God Bless you!

- Danny Riggin Sr., Severn, MD

My deepest sympathy & condolences to the family of Bob Wheat. It was a privilege to have known Bob & Eileen through the years at St. Michael’s. God bless.

- Carolyn Sheehan , Tybee Island, GA

My prayers are with your whole family during this difficult time.

- Bob Spano, Box Springs, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel