Page Cemetery
Izard County,

Robert 10 Dec 1935 - 25 Mar 2020
Violet 02 Aug 1929 - 24 Mar 2005

Marriage: 09 May 1957
1) Violet Fern (Blankenship) 09 May 1957 East Wenatchee, Washington
2) Laureen 24 May 2008 Melbourne, Izard County, Arkansas

Robert Lee Wheeler son of James Wheeler and Mary Pauline (Austin) Wheeler. Violet Fern (Blankenship) Wheeler daughter of Monford Guion "Riley" Blankenship and Augusta D (Copeland) Blankenship. Violet was born in Izard County and died in Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas.

Robert Lee Wheeler

Robert Lee Wheeler of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away March 25, 2020, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 84. He was born December 10, 1935, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of James and Mary Pauline Austin Wheeler. Bob was a Senior Petty Officer with the U.S. Navy veteran during the Korean War. He graduated from Rutgers University and was a Bank President for United American Bank. Bob lived in Mountain Home since moving from Memphis, Tennessee, in 1990. He married Laureen on May 24, 2008, in Melbourne, Arkansas. After he retired, he worked for KTLO for 18 years.

Bob is survived by his wife, Laurie Wheeler of Mountain Home, AR.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Burial will be in the Page Cemetery, Calico Rock, Arkansas.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services - Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Obituary located through Kirby and Family Funeral & Cremation Services Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas 26 Mar 2020.

And his wife,
The Batesville Guard, Batesville, Arkansas, March 25, 2005:

MOUNTAIN HOME - Violet Fern Blankenship Wheeler, 75, of Mountain Home died Thursday, March 24, 2005, in Mountain Home.

Obituary provided through The Batesville Guard Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas. Published 25 Mar 2005.

Photo provided courtesy of the late Vera Emeline Lane Reeves.

Contributed on 5/20/12 by maxparnell
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Submitted: 5/20/12 • Approved: 3/27/20 • Last Updated: 3/30/20 • R695906-G695905-S3

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