Conn Wheeler

Conn Wheeler, 81, of Chrisman, passed away at 10:23 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at his home. He was a truck driver for Edgar Electric Cooperative Association and a farmer.

A funeral service is 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home in Paris. Burial is in Franklin Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at the funeral home.

Mr. Wheeler was born June 25, 1936, the son of the late Alfred and Leona Madge Hugg Wheeler in Edgar Township. He married Donna Ingram Wheeler June 16, 1957, at the Scottland Methodist Church, and she survives.

He is also survived by his children, Terri (Duane) Quinn of Chrisman and Kristy (Keith) Colyer of Chrisman; his grandchildren, Shannon Quinn of Paris, Jeremy (Brittany Brown) Quinn of Chrisman, Skylar Buckley of Chrisman, Hayden Buckley of Chrisman, April Colyer of Chrisman, Chloe Colyer of Chrisman, Madison Wheeler of Paris; his great-grandchildren, Kaylee Quinn, Brody Quinn, Drake Quinn, Colton Quinn; and his sister, Mamie Dart of Paris.

He was preceded in death by his son, Brent Allen Wheeler June 24, 2013.

Mr. Wheeler was a member of the Logan Methodist Church.

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