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Mr.  Lyle  L. Wheeler

Obituary for Mr. Lyle L. Wheeler

December 6, 1936 - May 27, 2019
Hazel, Kentucky | Age 82


Mr. Lyle L. Wheeler, age 82, of Hazel, Kentucky, died on Monday, May 27, 2019 at his home.

Mr. Wheeler was born December 6, 1936 in Covert, New York to the late Roy Miller Wheeler and Meredith Irene Vosburgh Perry. Mr. Wheeler retired from the United States Army after 21 years of service. He did two tours in the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the Scott's Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepfather, Elmer Perry; two daughters, Kathy J. Wheeler and Pamela Hunter; two sons, Douglas Arthur Wheeler and SSG. Larry Paul Wheeler; three sisters, Judith Burge, Beverly Nichols and Frances Satterly; one brother, David Wheeler; and great grandchild, Iris Kora Jenkins.

Mr. Wheeler is survived by his wife, Madeline E. Wheeler of Hazel, Kentucky, they married June 16, 1973 in Elkton, Maryland; two daughters, Gina Cook of Adams, Tennessee and Jocelyn Wheeler of Fort Eustis, Virginia; two sons, Michael Joseph Wheeler of Thornton, Colorado and Cean Adam Wheeler of Safford, Arizona; four sisters, Marlene Maston of Adelanto, California, Shari Telford of Amarillo, Texas, Vaughn Deleath Davis of Waterloo, New York and Delores Smith of Elmira, New York; one brother, Roy Keith Wheeler of Leicester, Massachusetts; also thirteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren survive.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Josleyn officiating. Burial will follow at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Lyle Wheeler.

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