Charles Fellows Weatley, Jr.

Published in The Washington Post on Feb. 18, 2018


Of Grasonville, MD passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Whitewood Assisted
Living Facility in Grasonville, MD. He was 90 years old.

Born on December 13, 1927 in Washington, DC, the son of the late Charles Fellows
Wheatley, Sr. and Marjorie Meeker Wheatley. Charlie graduated from
Woodrow Wilson
High School (1945)
in Washington DC and received a degree from Princeton University in
three years, Class of 1948. Charles continued his education at Harvard Law and graduated
with a law degree, Class of 1951. After graduating he joined the Army and became a JAG
officer until he was honorably discharged and began a career as a lawyer. He opened his firm
in the Watergate Building in Washington DC, and later moved the firm to Annapolis MD. He
specialized in Federal Energy and Antitrust Law, and covered many landmark cases in the US
Supreme Court.

On May 23, 1959, he married Elaine Johnson Wheatley and they made their home in Northern
Virginia and Potomac Falls, MD, and in 1983 moved to Prospect Bay in Grasonville, MD.

Charlie enjoyed boating, skiing, traveling, bird watching, cutting the grass on his tractor, and
eating vanilla ice cream.

Mr. Wheatley is survived by his children, Charles F. "Chip" Wheatley, III of Denver, CO and
Mark J. Wheatley and his wife, Brenda of Grasonville, MD; grandson, Charles F. "CJ"
Wheatley, IV; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents.

He was predeceased by a brother and two sisters.

At Charles' request no service will be held.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, send memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's

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