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In Memory of

Thomas Edwin Wheatley

July 30, 1945 - May 12, 2017

Obituary


Thomas (Tom) Edwin Wheatley III was born in Houston, Texas on July 30, 1945 and passed away on May the 12th, 2017. Tom graduated from Bellaire High School in 1964 and went on to graduate from Stephen F. Austin State University with BS degree in Chemistry. He became a prominent business owner in the Houston area in field of oil and gas valves. Tom founded RW Flow Controls in 1989 and, as his father before him, made a positive mark in the industry and held that high standard for his entire career. He was a...

Thomas (Tom) Edwin Wheatley III was born in Houston, Texas on July 30, 1945 and passed away on May the 12th, 2017. Tom graduated from Bellaire High School in 1964 and went on to graduate from Stephen F. Austin State University with BS degree in Chemistry. He became a prominent business owner in the Houston area in field of oil and gas valves. Tom founded RW Flow Controls in 1989 and, as his father before him, made a positive mark in the industry and held that high standard for his entire career. He was a loving Husband and Father and avid amateur HAM radio operator that also enjoyed fishing, automobiles and loved his grandchildren with all his heart.

He is preceded in death by his mother Margert Faye Webb Wheatley, his father Thomas Edwin Wheatley Jr. And his step mother Mary Wheatley, and daughter Michele Jean Wheatley . He is survived by his wife Judy Carolyn Wheatley, daughter Tiffany Faye Dillard and her Husband Dennis Dillard, grandsons Colin Christian Dillard and Cameron Thomas Dillard also son Thomas (Tommy) Edwin Wheatley IV, and brother Robert Webb Wheatley.

Please join us in celebrating his life at Forest Park Funeral Home located at 12800 Westheimer Rd Houston, Texas 77077 on Wednesday May 17. Visitation for those who wish to pay their respects will begin at 12:00 noon hors d'oeuvres will be served. Funeral service will begin at 2:00pm burial immediately following.