Fred Ronald Wheaton, 68

wheatonFred Ronald Wheaton, 68, of Haverhill passed away Oct. 11, at his home in Haverhill.

Wheaton was born and raised in Newburyport to Fred and Mary Wheaton. He resided in Revere for a number of years before settling in Haverhill. He loved fishing and spending his days sitting outside his home conversing with neighbors and locals.

His surviving family members include his daughter Moriah Lucy and husband Tom of Newburyport; grandchildren Carolyn and Carl Lucy; sisters Brenda "Beana" Hersey of Salisbury and Beverly Canepa of Dover, N.H.; brother of the late Robert Wheaton; also leaves behind extended family Chris Bailey, Kelly Malone and their son Cody Bailey of Haverhill; six nieces and nephews; and countless friends.

Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 South Main St. (route 125), Haverhill, from 4 to 7 p.m.