David Reed Wheaton



Rocky Mount, NC

On Friday, January 19, 2018, David Reed Wheaton Jr. lost his earthly life and joined our Good Lord. David was in a tragic accident, he was 36 years old. He was born on July 1, 1981 to Tammy M. Marshall & David R. Wheaton Sr. On October 29, 1983 he was blessed to have another Dad in his life, Erich A. Marshall Sr.

Other than being the best father to his children, videography was his passion. He loved the work he did with local churches. Before his career in videography, he had previously worked for Food Lion in Rocky Mount, NC.

David was an amazing, fun loving man, and an incredible father, son, and brother. He had a heart of gold, with a deep love and loyalty for his children as well as the rest of his family. He had a charming, outgoing personality and could make anyone laugh. David was incredibly giving, he would do anything for anyone. He truly enjoyed spending time with his family, from playing video or card games to just sitting back and enjoying a good show and conversation.

David was survived by his mother, Tammy M. Marshall; his father, David R. Wheaton Sr.; his 3 beautiful children, Summer, Patience and Isaac Wheaton; grandmother & grandfather Smith; his siblings Erich Marshall Jr. & Dawn Mowery, Shawnna Marshall & Jeremy Balance, Christopher Wheaton & Amy Black, Nicholas Marshall, Melinda Marshall, and Anna & Jeremy Nevins. He was also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was truly loved by all who were blessed enough to have him in their lives.

A memorial service will be held at Carlisle Funeral Home in Tarboro, NC on Saturday,
January 27, 2018 at 2:30 pm with Rev. Rusty Ewing officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 pm.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com.