Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Gene Wheeler, 66, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, June
14, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Lynn Cemetery in the
Burristown community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 2 P.M. – 9
P.M., Saturday from 12 Noon until 9 P.M., and Sunday from
10 A.M. until time of services.
Mr. Wheeler passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at
the Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born February 9, 1943, in Detroit, MI, to the late
Eddie and Doris Estelle Brown Wheeler. On October 23,
1965, he was married to Barbara Marie Wheeler, who
He worked in construction, and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Brother: Lewis Edward Wheeler.
Survivors include his Wife: Barbara Marie Wheeler of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Bobby Eugene (Jennifer Dawn)
Wheeler of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Angelia Sue Buck
and fiancé, Scotty Tucker of Cookeville, TN, and Priscilla
Wheeler (Travis) Appleby of Burksville, KY; 7 Grandchildren:
Dustin Daniel Buck, Austin Eugene Wheeler, Lacy Leann
Wheeler, Misty Appleby Murphy, Cody Alan Appleby, Marian
Faith Appleby, and Kaylee Paige Appleby; 1 Great-
Grandchild: Milas Chase Murphy; 1 Brother: Carl (Georgia)
Wheeler of Cookeville, TN; 1 Sister: Anna Hester (Bill) Harrison
of Cookeville, TN; 1 Sister-in-Law: Mary Ann Wheeler of
Gainesboro, TN; and Good Friends: Kimmeth and Faye Nelson.
Bro. Jeff Short will officiate at the services.
Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
© 2009 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home