In Loving Memory …
William Leslie “Bill” Wheeler, Jr.
William Leslie “Bill” Wheeler, Jr. 81, of Hughesville, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020.
Bill was born on November 11, 1938 in Sedalia, MO, a son of William Leslie, Sr. and Mary Marie (Forth) Wheeler.
He ran the Hughesville Meat Locker for many years and worked in maintenance for the Children’s Therapy Center. Bill enjoyed fishing and telling fishing stories. He loved playing practical jokes on people and most of the time invented his own practical jokes from tinkering with things.
Bill is survived by two sons, William G. Wheeler (Norma), Travis Wheeler (Angie); one daughter, Melanie Davis (Terry); six grandchildren, Beth Wheeler, Billy Wheeler, Trevor Davis (Sarah), Shelbi Davis, Ruby Wheeler and Cole Wheeler; one great-grandson, Rowan Davis; two sisters, Joann Bean and Waunita Karbinas (Bob); several nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents, three sisters, Mary Coeita Wagner, Wilma Bolton and Joyce Gerken.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sedalia.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Hughesville City Park with checks being made to Melanie Davis and may be left in the care of Heckart Funeral Home.