Herbert Lee Wheeler, age 79, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at a local hospital.
Mr. Wheeler was born in Asheville, NC, on March 1, 1939, son of the late Fate & Eunice Wheeler. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Lucille Austin Wheeler, by a daughter, Brenda McClure, and by 9 siblings.
Mr. Wheeler was a carpenter by trade and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include two sons, Greg Wheeler, Kingston, and Terry Wheeler (Tammy), Rome; a sister, Wanda McCullum, Asheville, NC; a brother, Roy Wheeler, Rome; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; nieces & nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Morning View Cemetery.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.