Carroll Grady Wheeler
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Carroll Grady Wheeler
  • July 27, 1937 - September 14, 2014
  • North Carolina

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Carroll Grady Wheeler, 77, of Glen Alpine, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Grace Hospital in Morganton.
Carroll was born to the late Harry Wheeler and Clara Wheelon Wheeler on July 27, 1937 in Burke County, North Carolina. Carroll was married to his wife of fifty eight years, Martha Jane Wheeler, who preceded him in death in 2013. Carroll was a supervisor with J.P. Stevens & Co., the owner and operator of Wheeler Hosiery Mills for fifteen years, and served seven years with Bristol Industries before retiring. Carroll was a longtime member of Gibbs Chapel Wesleyan Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Carroll will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife and parents, Carroll was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Wheeler.
Those left behind to cherish his memory include three sons, Victor Wheeler and wife, Kathy of Hickory, Brian Wheeler and wife Marsha of Morganton, and Phillip Wheeler of Morganton; two sisters, Martha Abernathy and Bobbi Hamby; six grandchildren, Zach and Nathaniel Wheeler of Hickory, Brianna and Isaac Wheeler of Morganton, and Corey and Peyton Wheeler of Morganton; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Gibbs Chapel Wesleyan Church in Morganton with Pastor Roger Brackett officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the church.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkseymorganton.com.
Kirksey Funeral Home of Morganton has the honor of serving the Wheeler family.