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Robert H. (Bob) Wheeler, Taylor Co./Estill native (1948-2016)

Mr. Wheeler spent the majority of his life in the construction industry. As a young child, his mother had instilled in him a faith in Christ, and earlier this year, he was saved and baptized in the Baptist faith.
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Mr. Robert Henry "Bob" Wheeler of Campbellsville passed from this life on Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center after a battle with cancer.

There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Wheeler on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 5pmCT/6pmET at the Meadowview Baptist Church, 1211 Elkhorn Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718 with Bro. Clay Wheeler officiating. The family will receive visitors at the church after 4:00 PM until time for the service at 5pmCT/6pmET, and after the service until 7pmCT/8pmET. His ashes will be returned to Estill County for burial in the Lunsford Family Cemetery.

Robert H. "Bob" Wheeler, Taylor Co./Estill native (1948-2016)

Born in Estill County, Kentucky on February 26, 1948. He was the son of the late Charles and Nancy Boyd (Lunsford) Wheeler. He died Friday, August 26, 2016, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 68 years and 6 months.

Mr. Wheeler spent the majority of his life in the construction industry. As a young child, his mother had instilled in him a faith in Christ, and earlier this year, he was saved and baptized in the Baptist faith.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
  • Three children: Melinda Howard and husband Coy of Springfield, KY; Mary Wheeler of Louisville, KY; and Bro. Clay Wheeler and wife Heather of Staffordsville, KY

  • Two sisters: Margarita Thomas of Lexington, KY; and Sue Dabney and husband Billy of Mannsville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Jacob Howard, Derek Howard, Matilyn Wheeler, and Elias Wheeler

  • A niece and nephew: Ann Dabney and Neil Dabney and wife Jaclyn

  • And a host of other family and close friends.
He was also preceded in death by one half brother, Charles Curtis Wheeler.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of contributions to the burial expenses. Those can be made online through the "How Can I Help" tab on the front page, or in person at the church during the ceremony. They may also be mailed to the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718, c/o Bob Wheeler.

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