James Wheeler Sr.

CHARLESTON — James Roy Wheeler, Sr., age 72, retired general store operator, passed away Wednesday, June 17, at Regional Health One Health Medical Center in Memphis.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at Womble Funeral Home chapel.  An U.S. Army veteran, military honors will be performed.  Womble Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Wheeler; and a daughter, Crystal Renee Wheeler.

He is survived by his wife, Dottie Baker Wheeler; a daughter, Michelle W. Ferguson of Thomasville, N.C.; two sons, Cliff Wheeler of Sanford, N.C. and James Roy Wheeler  Jr. of Graham, N.C.; three sisters, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.