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Norman Wheeler, age 78

Norman Wheeler, age 78, passed away on Friday, October  11, 2019 at the Parkwest Medical Center.  He was born December 17, 1940 in Emison, IN to the late Clarence B. and Helen M. Barnes Wheeler. Norm was a member of The Temple Baptish Church, where he was saved, and also drove the bus for the Men’s Basketball Team from Crown College.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he was a Medic. Norm loved to golf and played basketball in his younger years. He was an Insurance agent for many years and after retiring, went back to work at Walmart. In addition to his parents, Norm is preceded in death by, siblings, Lavena Edgin, Betty Lou Nix, Audria Shephard, Clarence Wheeler, Prentice Wheeler, Ralph Wheeler; grandchildren, Jeremey; great grandchild, Noah.

Survived by, wife, Lois C. Wheeler; Children, Jeff Wheeler and Laurie Butler, Tim Wheeler and wife Sheila, Cindy Scott and husband Paul, Peggy Burton and husband  John, Bill Nair and wife Lee, Keith Nair, Scott Nair, Sheri Johnson and husband Chuck. 18 Grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

The family will receive friends at The Temple Baptist Church in the Curtis Hutson Chapel on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 2:00-4:00PM with the funeral service to follow at 4:00PM with the Pastor Clarence Sexton officiating. The family ask that in lieu of flowers donations be made to The Temple Baptist Church 1700 West Beaver Creek Drive Powell, TN 37849 www.holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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