Joseph C. Wheeler Jr.
by Robert Joseph Baker | May 31, 2015 10:47 am
TURBEVILLE – Joseph C. “Blue” Wheeler, Jr., 54, entered eternal rest on Friday, May 29, 2015, at his home.
Born July 7, 1960, in Gable, he was the son of Essie Mae Caesar Rollerson and the late Joseph C. Wheeler Sr.
He attended the public schools in Clarendon County and graduated from East Clarendon High School in 1978. He was a veteran of the United States Army National Unit in Manning.
He was employed for Santee Print Works and Union Camp. He later moved to Frederick, Virginia, where he was employed by Evolver, Alexandria, Virginia.
He was a member of Hickory Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Turbeville.
Survivors are his mother; four children, Lawonda Wheeler, Lashonda Brand, Alisa Wheeler and Nikki Wheeler; six grandchildren, DaQuan, Tyson, Camora, Denija, Ali and Emmanuel; one brother, James Smith; a step-brother, Michael Mack; four sisters, Loretta Wheeler, Cynthia Johnson, Jerry Hargrove and Lois Wheeler; a special friend, Elizabeth Wise; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Public viewing is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and the family meet-and-greet from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday at Hickory Grove Freewill Baptist Church, 1146 Old Manning Road, Turbeville, with Pastor Ronnie L. McFadden. Burial will follow in church cemetery.
Family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 2295 Treetop Lane, Sumter, from 4 to 8 p.m. daily.
Online memorial can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Community Funeral Home of Sumter is in charge of these arrangements.