Updated 10/06/2017

John Walker Wheeler Sr. died Friday at National Health Care, Pulaski. He was born in Pulaski and was 86 years old.

He was retired from EI DuPont in Columbia, served in the US Air Force and was a member of Stiversville Church of Christ.

Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY  10001.

Survivors are: his wife, Patricia McCracken Wheeler of Lynnville; sons: John Wheeler Jr. of Kentucky and Jim Wheeler of Texas; daughter, Janet Wheeler Sullivan of Dickson; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for John Walker Wheeler Sr.