EVANS, Ga. - Mr. Gerald Grafton "Sonny" Wheat, 83, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at Knob Hill Assisted Living in Evans.
He was born in Miami, Fla., on May 28, 1925, to the late George Grafton Wheat and Minnie Holston Wheat. He retired as an electrician at Thomson Manor Nursing Home. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his son, George Wheat of Evans; his daughter, Nancy Green (Robert) of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; his sister, Jean Wheat Dykes of Eufaula, Ala.; three grandchildren, Chris Wheat, Daniel Wheat, and Frederick Norman Jones; and two great-grandchildren, Peyton Wheat and Kyla A. Jones; and three nieces.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at noon at Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro, with Rev. Gene Sexton officiating.
DeLoach Funeral Home & Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.