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Robert H. "Bob" WheelerFebruary 26, 1948 ~ August 26, 2016 (age 68)
Mr. Robert Henry “Bob” Wheeler of Campbellsville passed from this life on Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center after a battle with cancer. Born in Estill County, Kentucky on February 26, 1948 to the late Charles and Nancy Boyd (Lunsford) Wheeler, he was 68 years and 6 months of age at the time of his death. Mr. Wheeler spent the majority of his life in the construction industry. As a young child, his mother had instilled in him a faith in Christ, and earlier this year, he was saved and baptized in the Baptist faith.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
Three children: Melinda Howard and husband Coy of Springfield, Mary Wheeler of Louisville, and Bro. Clay Wheeler and wife Heather of Staffordsville,
Two sisters: Margarita Thomas of Lexington, and Sue Dabney and husband Billy of Mannsville,
Four grandchildren: Jacob Howard, Derek Howard, Matilyn Wheeler, and Elias Wheeler,
A niece and nephew: Ann Dabney and Neil Dabney and wife Jaclyn,
And a host of other family and close friends.
He was also preceded in death by one half brother, Charles Curtis Wheeler.
There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Wheeler on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 6:00 PM EST at the Meadowview Baptist Church, 1211 Elkhorn Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718 with Bro. Clay Wheeler officiating. The family will receive visitors at the church after 4:00 PM until time for the service at 6PM, and after the service until 8:00 PM. His ashes will be returned to Estill County for burial in the Lunsford Family Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of contributions to the burial expenses. Those can be made online through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page, or in person at the church during the ceremony. They may also be mailed to the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718, c/o Bob Wheeler.