Mr. Garland Ray Wheeler, age 73 of Lindale, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.
Services were held Sunday, Dec, 23 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Bro. Jim Clark and Evangelist Pete Cavasox conducting and Ken Winebark, Randall Rickett, Steve Howard, Sharon Hilliard and Reagan Brandon serving as pallbearers. A private burial followed at Golden Cemetery.
He was born on June 10, 1945, in Fruitvale to the late Bennie Wheeler and Lela Mae McDougal Wheeler. Garland was a retiree of Tyler Pipe, where he worked for 41 years. He was a loving husband, father and a man of great faith. He was preceded in death by parents, Bennie and Lela Mae Wheeler; four brothers and three sisters. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Wheeler of Lindale; daughters, Angie Wheeler of Mozambique, Africa, Aimee Cheney of Lindale and Amber Wheeler of Garland; brother, Charlie Wheeler of Fruitvale; sister, Stella Noble of Turlock, Calif.; and four grandchildren.