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John R. Wheeler Jr., 80, formerly of Shelbyville, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Brown County Health and Living in Nashville.
Survivors include daughters, Mary Betty (Harold) Blocher of Shelbyville and Velecia "Lou" Skinner of Russellville, Ky.; sons, John C. Wheeler and Scott R. Wheeler, both of Shelbyville; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda May Roberts Wheeler.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service in Shelbyville with the Rev. Andy Lee officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial will be at Rock Creek Cemetery in Westport.