Wheatley, Eric Crowther
Knutsford Guardian The funeral was held on 15th March 2010, for the late Eric Crowther Wheatley who died 5th March aged 83 years. Eric was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire to Arthur & Eileen Wheatley, one of four children having three sisters. He was brought up in Bradford and attended Bradford Grange High. He married Thea on 17th December 1949, settling at first in Bradford before moving to Oxfordshire then to Knutsford where they remained. He served with the Royal Navy then later went to work for Bradford City Police. He also worked for Hagues in Knutsford before setting up his own business D.F.F. His interests included cricket and bowls. Eric is survived by his wife Thea and son Martin. The funeral service held at Toft Parish Church, conducted by Dr Thain Flowers was followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers and donations for the R.N.L.I. were received. Arrangements by Dodgson’s Funeral Service, Knutsford.