Mr. Ernest Clifton Wheeler, age 89, of McEwen, Tennessee, passed away October 22, 2022 at Horizon Medical Center in Dickson, TN. Clifton was born on September 18, 1933 in Humphreys County to William Thomas "Tom" Wheeler and Eadie Rose Johnson Wheeler. Clifton married the late Josephine McCarson Wheeler and they had four children, Alan, Rhonda, Kelvin, and Gary. He was an I&E Technician at E.I. DuPont, served our great nation in the United States Air Force and attended Open Bible Assembly in McEwen.
He leaves to cherish his memory, four children, Alan Wheeler (Kim), Rhonda Moore (Terry), Kelvin Wheeler (Valerie), and Gary Wheeler (Loretta) all of McEwen, TN; one sister, Mildred Cash of Rainbow City, Alabama, one brother, Carlton Wheeler of Waverly, TN and one sister-in-law, Geneva Wheeler, also of Waverly, TN.
He also leaves eight grandchildren, Blake Wheeler (Maggie), Brad Wheeler (Savannah), both of New Johnsonville, TN, Lora Moore of McEwen, TN, Bryan Wheeler of Savannah, TN, David Wheeler, Amber Pruitt (Travis), Austyn Wheeler (Kaitlynn) and Rebekah Wheeler all of McEwen, TN; and two great grandchildren, Clifton Wayne Pruitt and Devyn Marshall Pruitt.
Clifton is preceded in death by his parents, William Thomas "Tom" Wheeler and Eadie Rose Johnson Wheeler, wife, Joesphine McCarson Wheeler, three brothers, Elton Wheeler and wife Lorene, Thomas Wheeler, Robert Wheeler and wife Earline; one sister, Margaret Patrick and husband Cliff; bother-in-law, Newell Cash, husband of Mildred Cash.
Visitation for Clifton Wheeler will be Monday, October 24, 2022, at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly from 10:00am until time of Funeral Service beginning at 1:00pm. Bro. Kent Curtis and Pastor Daron Brown will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Gorman Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Luff-Bowen Funeral Home.
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