Viewing will be Monday from 4-8pm. Services will be 10am Tuesday in the South Colonial Chapel with burial to follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery.
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John Joe Wheeler passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the age of 86. The son of William Jasper and Fanny (Bocook) Wheeler, John was born on May 8, 1932 in Ashland, Kentucky. He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corp. On October 31, 1952, John married his sweetheart, Jeanette Graves and together shared more than 54 years of wonderful marriage until her passing in July 2006. They were blessed with one daughter, Lee Ann and two sons, Charles and Gary. John provided for his family by working as a B-52 sheet metal mechanic at Tinker Air Force Base. He retired after 35 years of dedicated service. John was proud to be a longtime member of the Southern Oaks Free Will Baptist Church where he loved to worship and fellowship. A kind and Godly man, John loved the Lord and his family with all of his heart. He will be deeply missed.
He was preceded in death by his:
Wife, Jeanette Wheeler;
Daughter, LeeAnn Shelton;
One Great-Great Granddaughter.
He leaves behind his:
Son, Charles Wheeler and his wife, Vicki;
Son, Gary Wheeler and his wife, Denise;
9 Great Grandchildren;