Ricky Lynn Wheeler

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Ricky Lynn Wheeler, 57, of Rector, died on Tuesday, June 12 at the St. Bernard Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born on April 23, 1955 in Rector to J. E. and Willow Dean Wheeler.

He was a disabled factory worker, and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his mother, Willow Dean Wheeler of Paragould; two sons, Nathan and wife Shawna of Rector, and Adam Wheeler, also of Rector; three brothers, Dennis Wheeler and wife Peggy of Rector, Bruce and wife Jackie Wheeler of Jonesboro and Scott Wheeler of Paragould; two sisters, Deborah and husband O'Dell Rogers of Pocahontas and Belinds and husband Dwayne Foster of Poplar Bluff, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Ronald Wheeler. Visitation was held Thursday, June 14 at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. A private service will held be at later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be given to the Cancer wing at the St. Bernard Regional Medical Center or charity of donor's choice.

Those who wish may sign online registry at www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com.