Mr. Wheeler died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his residence.
Born Jan. 10, 1947, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Jim Wheeler and the late Eula Mae Nations Wheeler. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Colleen Harrison Wheeler; and brother, Howard Wheeler.
Mr. Wheeler was an assistant caretaker with the Marcus Jewish Community Center for more than 32 years and was of the Holiness faith. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his daughter, Sherri J. Wheeler of Cornelia; stepchildren, Shane H. Dent and Kelly G. Dent, both of St. Matthews, S.C.; brothers, Jimmy Wheeler and Donald Wheeler, both of Clayton, Henry Wheeler, Chester Wheeler and Skip Wheeler, all of Demorest; sisters, Barbara Shook of Cornelia, Maevrie English and Patsy Roberts, both of Demorest; and five stepgrandchildren.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, July 11, 2014