James Wheeler (8/1/2016)
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Happy Birthday to James Wheeler, you are missed my friend!!!
I am excited about your open house, I plan on taking kids to see the fire trucks and helicopter.
That was the most beautiful funeral I've ever attended. Kevin Wilkes and Swoope Volunteer Fire Dept honored Jamie beyond imagination. He was proud to be a fireman and you all gave him that recognition.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Swoope Volunteer Fire Department for the loss of their own. A sad day for all.
For James' family and friends...So sorry for your loss.
So sorry for the loss of one of our community first responders. My deepest sympathy to the Wheeler family and to the members of the Swoope Fire Dept.
Thoughts and prayers go out to my brothers and sisters at SVFC as well as Mr. Wheeler's family and friends.
I'm so very sorry for the loss of one of our own! I will continue to pray for all the family, friends, Fire and Rescue family♡♡♡♡
So sorry to hear this. My sincere condolences.
Prayers and blessings to the family, friends and coworkers. God bless. RIP Mr Wheeler.
Sorry about your loss of a member. It can take a toll on everyone.
James will be missed by all of us here at Swoope. One of my best memories of James was on a fire Swoope had back in June of 2015. Although James was very new to the fire department, he was the most senior member present at the station at the time when we were toned for a structure fire involving an out building. So I took James with me in Tanker 147. While en route we could see the smoke rising so this was a "no doubter". I started to tell James what we would be doing when we got there as we were going to be the first ones there. I remember reminding myself to sound calm as I didn't want to get him too excited being that this was his first fire. When we arrived we discovered this was no "normal" outbuilding, however it was more of a small warehouse. I gave James the nozzle and I remember what I said exactly to this day... "Go spray water where you see fire"... Simple instructions, and James DID GREAT. He got a quick knock down on the fire as other units were arriving and mop up was all that was left after James got done doing exactly what I told him to do. I was VERY proud of James and although his expressions never would dictate it, I could tell he was very excited and proud of himself. We will miss you James and we will make sure you are never forgotten.
Rest easy brother, we will take it from here. Thoughts and prayers from house 18.
My God comfort his family and his brothers and sisters at his station.
Broken Angel Band sends our condolences to The Wheeler Family and Swoope Fire Department, God Bless ...
Thoughts and prayers from Company 2.
Sorry to learn of the passing of a Brother Firefighter. May the Grace of GOD be with ALL!
Tragic loss to area fire-rescue. Thoughts and prayers to our brothers & sisters in Swoope and this young man's family & friends.
My heart aches for the whole CO 14 family as well as to his family and friends. We walk this thin red line together through triumph, defeat and loss. Rest easy now, we will take it from here.
I am so sorry for the loss of one of our own and especially to the Swoope family and the family of this brother. I will send up a prayer right now and offer my support and shoulder to any affected by this loss I am here for any and all. Love all serve all.
My deepest condolences to my adoptive fire family. Stay strong and safe! God bless one and all.
Prayers going out to a neighboring fire department as they lost one of their own today.
On behalf of the New Hope Volunteer Fire Department, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Firefighter James Wheeler of Swoope Volunteer Fire Company. As providers of emergency care, nothing can prepare us for the loss of our own. I would like to extend a heartfelt invitation to those affected by this tragedy to reach out to myself, or NHVFD, if there is any assistance that we could provide. Wishes of peace, comfort, and understanding during this difficult time.
Sorry for your loss , if you need anything please let us know.
I don't know the details, but I am very sorry for your guys's loss. Thoughts and prayers go to the Wheeler family and Co. 14.
I'm sorry to hear of you all's loss if there's anything I or NHVFD can do please let us know!!!
I am so sorry for the loss of one of the Swoope family. He was a great person and will be missed. So sad to see a bright , young, and fun guy go so soon.
Seriously....the best, most professional group of people I have EVER had the pleasure of working with. God bless you Swoope Fire Department.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the firefighters of Swoope Volunteer Fire Company in Augusta County as they morn the loss of one of their own.
41 entries in the Guestbook