American Veteran 08

Robert "Foggy" Wheeler

February 13, 1951 ~ February 27, 2021 (age 70)

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Robert "Foggy" Wheeler, 70, of Gaffney, SC went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, February 27, 2021. A native of Newark, NJ he is the son of the late Chester and Viviano Mafalda Wheeler, and husband to Ruby Dover Wheeler, recently celebrating 16 years of marriage. He was a loving husband, a loving father, a loving grandfather, and loving great grandfather. In addition to his wife, he is survived by Sons, Scott Wheeler of Gaffney, SC; Luther Richards (Amanda Bruce) of Blacksburg, SC and Daughter, Loretta Coker (Ricky) of Gaffney, SC; 4 Grandchildren, Michael Fisher, Austin Bolt, Brittany Richards, and Aaron Coker and 7 greatgrandchildren, Paisleigh Richards, Derek Leagon, Everette Bolt, Richard Bolt, Raelyn Coker, Kaelyn Coker, and Owen Coker.   A Veteran of the United Stated Army, Mr. Wheeler was a member of Crestview Baptist Church, Gaffney, SC, and a Honorary Member of Cherokee Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Gaffney, SC.

Mr. Wheeler was retired from the City of Orlando, Florida as the Service Coordinator for vehicle maintenance.

A visitation will be held from 6-8:00 PM Tuesday, March 02, 2021 at White Columns Funeral Service, Blacksburg, SC. A celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Crestview Baptist Church, Gaffney, SC. At other times the family will be at 125 Songbird Lane, Gaffney, SC. Please wear a mask and social distance while attending these services.  

Pallbearers serving will members of the Cherokee Creek Volunteer Fire Department.

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March 2, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
White Columns Funeral Svc (Blacksburg)

Celebration of Life
March 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Crestview Baptist Church (SC)
153 Daniel Morgan School Road
Gaffney, SC 29341


Funeral Fund % White Columns
PO Box 331, Blacksburg SC 29702
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