Brian Wheeler, 40, of Wallingford, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.
Born in Morehead on June 5, 1981, he was the son of Imogene Littleton Wheeler and the late Amos Wheeler.
Brian worked for Toyo Seat in Die Maintenance and had worked for Valley View Service Station. He was a hard worker who loved to be outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He was a proud father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Melissa Ball Wheeler; his three children, Blake Wheeler, Brady Wheeler, and Lisa Ann Wheeler; his grandchild, Elijah Wheeler. In addition to his mother Imogene, he is survived by his two siblings, Wayne (Karen) Wheeler and Linda (Roman) Pecina; special family members, Connie and Donnie Richardson and Rodney and Elliott Earlywine; along with several nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.
In addition to his father Amos, he was preceded in death by his uncle, Willie Littleton.
The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home.
Brian will be laid to rest in Goddard Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Rodney Earlywine, Elliott Earlywine, Michael Whalen, Dennis Burke, Nolan Powell, Cliff Stacy, Wayne Wheeler, and Roman Pecina. Honorary pallbearers include Blake Wheeler and Brady Wheeler.
Visitation will be 11 a.m., until the hour of service at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at Boone-Nickell.
In place of flowers, please consider a contribution in memory of Brian to KODA at www.donatelifeky.org
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