JEFFERSON - Carlton F. Wheeler, 86, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013.
He was born in Jackson County, the son of the late Jim and Tiny Whitlock Wheeler. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was retired from Oxford of Commerce as a mechanic with many years of service. Mr. Wheeler was a member of Academy Baptist Church. Mr. Wheeler was preceded in death by his wife, Merle Ola Smith Wheeler; and a son, Larry Franklin Wheeler.
Survivors include his grandson, Greg (Caroline) Wheeler, Birmingham, Ala.; and great-grandchildren, Richmond and Alabama Jane Wheeler; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Eric Shelton officiating. Interment will follow at Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com