WHEELER, Jr., Robert, age 87 of Nashville died April 15, 2017 of natural causes. Service will be held Wednesday, April 19th at 11am at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Mr. Wheeler will be interred at Hermitage Memorial Gardens immediately following the service. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, April 18th from 4-8 pm and Wednesday, April 19th from 10am until time of service.
Robert was born in Hermitage, TN to the parents of Ollie Gravens Wheeler and Robert Wheeler. He had six brothers, Joe Wheeler, Henry Wheeler, Mitchell Profitt, Finley Porfitt, Frank Harris and Jimmy Wheeler, all preceding him in death.
Survivors include: wife, Betty Wheeler; daughter, Gloria (David) Cartwright; son, Wendell K. Wheeler; stepson, Ronnie McNeill; grandchildren, Amber Wheeler, Melissa (Steve) Daniels, Jason (Paula) Wheeler and Amanda (Brandon) Lee; and great-grandchildren, Avery Mason Lee and Dusty Daniels.
Son, Ronald W. Wheeler preceded him in death.
Mr. Wheeler retired from Nashville Electric Service in 1990 after a long career.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com