Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman John Randolph Wheeler

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 14, 2005

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Reflections for Patrolman John Randolph Wheeler

Kim, I was thinking about my dad tonight, and I came across John's page. I miss my dad and I hardly knew him. There are no words to describe the tears you have shed. I prayed for you and your family and know these men will always be in our memories.


Harry James Brackman II
Son of Fallen SAPD Patrolman Harry Brackman Badge #142

Harry James Brackman II

May 21, 2007

Kim, you and your family are still in my prayers.


May 16, 2007

I went to the Capital today to honor you and your family. May God keep you close as I pray for those you had to leave behind.

Terry Donovan,spouse of Amy Lynn Donovan EOW 31 October 2004

May 7, 2007

It would have been your 43rd Birthday today.

Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and remember all that we shared. Happy Birthday Baby...I know the celebration is still going on in Heaven, and I pray daily to be showered with your love. Through faith I know you are still watching over me with the spirit of others who surround you now.
I will always honor you and make you proud
Love, Kim

Kimberly Wheeler

April 2, 2007

You can play your trumpet for the Lord now, you loved Him so much and it showed. Setting the example of service for your country and community. You fought the good fight of faith, you walked it John. Thank you! You are dearly missed.

John Martin

March 29, 2007

This is just too sad. I wish it weren't true. May God
carry you when you have no strength to go one more
Lynn Kole
Washington State

February 4, 2007

My thoughts are with the Wheeler family. I do not have to remind you as to what a Hero John is and always will be as heroes never die. He will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

January 22, 2007

John - You were a great friend and neighbor. We watched our girls grow up together for nearly twelve years. I am sitting in Iraq right now and something made me think of you and Kim. My heart goes out to your family; I wish I could have been there to support them through this tragedy. I had planned on coming back to San Antonio this year and visit the old stomping grounds, it won't be the same without you and Kim there. I know you are in a better place now; maybe we'll live across the street from each other when it's my time. Kim - You are a strong women. I know the last few years have been difficult for you. If you ever need anything, please let me know. Take care and God be with you. Love your friend, Dawn

Dawn Altmaier
Friend and Neighbor

November 8, 2006

A year later and you are still truly missed by all. You brought a family together and a community. Soon I hope to wear your number on my chest. I will always remember my childhood visits to Greenfield.

Terry-lyn Monfet
Cousin, Sandown NH

October 21, 2006

Just wanted u to know that we all miss you very much and that we will see you when we go to that special place in the sky with you. I love you!


October 18, 2006

You are remembered with respect on this first anniversary of your tragic death. May you rest in peace in the loving arms of the One who created you and loves you for eternity. Your family is in my prayers during this difficult time of year.

Mary Kay Balchunas
Mother of Jay Balchunas, EOW 11/5/04

October 15, 2006

A year ago today I lost my best friend. You were the one I chose to grow old with, the one God chose to grow stronger with every day. Now that you are gone I am only left with one truth. Time has no meaning, and it feels like just yesterday you were holding my hand. A year has passed, but our memories together will last me a lifetime. Thank you for those memories, and I'll see you in God's time. Love your ruu, Kim

Kimberly Wheeler

October 14, 2006

My thoughts are with your loved ones on this first anniversary of your end of watch. You have been in your loved ones thoughts every hour of every day this past year. You have not been forgotten nor will that ever be the case as you are a true hero and heroes never die. Keep watch over your loved ones as they journey through life. Also, keep watch over those still out on patrol

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

October 13, 2006

Fallen but NEVER forgotten.

Mother, daughter, sister, and granddau. of LEO's

October 10, 2006

John...I will always remember the "fun" times we all had together. Everytime I look at the pink stool, I think about you sitting there telling stories. I am so glad that your "in-law" family got to know you...really know you. You were and will always be my hero. I hope you knew how much I loved you and I will never forget you. You will always be "my son". Thank you for taking care of our daughter, Kim. She loves you so much and you omade her so happy. You are the shining star!

Mom Stein

August 4, 2006

John was a devoted son, father, husband and friend. His upbeat personality and dedication to police work was an inspiration. He will always be missed!

Suzanne Sullivan Geer
Childhood Friend

July 11, 2006

I just received a phone call from a long lost Air Force friend. During the conversation, he informed me of Johns passing. I worked with John at Bergstrom Air Force Base(TX) for quite a while, and I will always have fond memories of him. To say that I was shocked to hear of his passing would be an understatement. John was a true hero, and I'll miss him. May God Bless John and his family.

Officer Dennis Amerantes
Warwick, Rhode Island Police Dept

April 10, 2006

Your birthday is coming up dad...we miss you!!!!!

March 31, 2006

I was thinking about you and your family today Officer Wheeler. You are not here anymore, but you are not forgetten. Your sacrifice will stay with me forever. God bless your family and may you be rejoicing in heaven where there is no pain or suffering. Thank you so much.

Linda Garcia
San Antonio citizen

February 9, 2006

God bless you brother...... and thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice. you are a true hero.

Officer Redman #0161
San Antonio PD

January 26, 2006

Please accept my most sincere condolences on the loss of John Wheeler. I don't know what to say. Thanks for your service and for trying to keep the streets free of drunk drivers. Sadly I was one of the best friends of the other driver involved. Officer Wheeler you are in my prayers, you were and are a hero. Thanks for you service to this community.
To the family of Officer Wheeler, God bless you and you will ALWAYS be in my prayers.

G. Garcia
San Antonio Citizen

January 6, 2006

Kim, My heart goes out to you and your children. John was one of My brothers in blue and My heart is still heavy over this..... I know you have a real big family in blue, but if you ever need anything, you let me know....

S. Rucker

December 30, 2005

Thank you for your service, you are a hero, my prayers are with family, friends, and SAPD.

Officer JD Green
Manvel PD, TX

December 24, 2005



December 22, 2005

I had the pleasure of serving with John in the USAF - Kelly AFB. As one of my first supervisors as a young security policeman, I am proud to say John's passion rubbed off on me and helped mold me into the policeman that I am today. I'll miss you John and Thank You. God bless you and your family.

Sgt. Lyon L. Anderson
Clarion, Iowa Police Dept.

December 21, 2005

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