|Joseph Francis Wheeler Sr.
Joseph F. Wheeler Sr
Joseph F. Wheeler Sr., 94, a Central Intelligence Agency accountant from the early 1950s until
retiring in 1980, died Feb. 25, 2010 at the Jefferson retirement community in Arlington County.
He had pneumonia.
Mr. Wheeler, a longtime Arlington resident, was an Agriculture Department accountant in the
late 1930s and served in the Army in Guam during World War II.
Joseph Francis Wheeler was a native Washingtonian and a 1933 graduate of McKinley
Technical High School. He received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Drexel
University in Philadelphia.
He was head usher at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Washington and volunteered
with the newsletter at Faith Lutheran Church in Arlington.
His wife of 49 years, Nancy Dixon Wheeler, died in 2000.
Survivors include three children, Anne Lipe of Damascus, Alice Meilman of Ithaca, N.Y.,and
Joseph Wheeler Jr. of Centreville, Va.; and four granddaughters