Tommy E. Wheeler – February 1, 1931 – November 21, 2015

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wheelerTommy E. Wheeler was born in Scottsville, Kentucky, on February 1, 1931, the son of Lena Maude (Bandy) and Palmer Esker Wheeler. He passed away November 21, 2015, in Dallas, Texas, at age 84.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Joyce Wheeler of Cedar Hill; sons, Dennis Wheeler & wife Vicki, and Gary Wheeler & wife Diane, daughter, Kathy LeMay & husband Steve, and George Preston & wife Terry and Sandra Smolensky & husband Sheldon; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are 10:00 am, Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at Clark Road Church of Christ, 250 N. Clark Rd. in Duncanville, Texas.

jaynesVisitation begins at 9:00 am. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Paris, Texas.

Tommy was a talented songwriter and musician. His most notable song was “I Love The Lord” which is sung in churches throughout the United States and other countries.

Memorial donations may be made in Tommy’s name to Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee.