Graveside services were to be conducted 2 p.m. today at Antioch Cemetery in the Crystal community. Brother Henry Callison was to officiate.
Pallbearers were to be Ernest Eben, Cory Eben, Troy Eben and Gerald Harris.
Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the service.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wheeler was born Sept. 20, 1934, in Obion County, son of the late Knox D. and Estelle (Gammons) Wheeler. He married the former Shelley Harris Aug. 20, 1955. She survives. Mr. Wheeler had been employed at the former Stanley Jones Company and was a member of Reelfoot Baptist Church.
He is also survived by two daughters and his son-in-law, Kathy Wheeler of Murfreesboro and Shonna and Ernest Eben of Somerville; his son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Cindy Wheeler of the Crystal community; and four grandchildren, Mykel Eben of Arlington, Cory Eben of Bartlett, Troy Eben of Cordova and Katlyn Wheeler of Crystal.
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