ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 

























 
Johnny (Wheelman) Wheeler, 54, Taylor County, KY

July 16, 1963 - May 29, 2018 (Age 54)

Johnny was a believer in Christ. He was an employee of Wholesale Hardwood Interiors for over twenty years. Johnny, better known as "The Wheelman", had a successful career in the dirt track racing circuit and was instrumental in helping others get into the sport of go cart racing. He was very thankful for all the support he received from his fans during his racing career. Outside of racing, his greatest joy was spending time with family and grandchildren. He was a member of a highly respected family, the son of Maryvene Walls Wheeler, who survives, and the late Junior Wheeler. His wife, Jammie Wheeler, survives. He leaves six direct and two step- living descendants.
Click on headline for complete obituary

Johnny "Wheelman" Wheeler, 54, Campbellsville, KY, died at 12:08amET, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Friday, June 1, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Minister Fella Wilson. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 3pm-7pmCT/4pm-8pmET, Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Johnny "Wheelman" Wheeler, Taylor County, KY

He was the son of Maryvene Walls Wheeler and the late Junior Wheeler. He was born July 16, 1963, in Marion County, KY. He died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at theage of 54 years, 10 months, and 13 days.

Johnny was a believer in Christ. He was an employee of Wholesale Hardwood Interiors for over twenty years. Johnny, better known as "The Wheelman", had a successful career in the dirt track racing circuit and was instrumental in helping others get into the sport of go cart racing. He was very thankful for all the support he received from his fans during his racing career. Outside of racing, his greatest joy was spending time with family and grandchildren.

He united in marriage to Jammie Cox July 22, 2005.

Besides his wife, Jammie Wheeler of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by:
  • one daughter and one son: Amber Vaughn and husband, Brad of Campbellsville, KY; and Johnathan Michael Wheeler and wife, Katie of Greenville, SC

  • Two step-children: Ashley Hoosier and John Bradley Hoosier of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Hunter Vaughn and Reace Vaughn of Campbellsville, KY; and Izabella Wheeler and Blayden Wheeler of Greenville, SC

  • His mother: Maryvene Wheeler of Sonora, KY

  • One brother and one sister: Larry Wheeler and Frankie Cox and husband, Roger of Campbellsville, KY

  • Special friends: Lewis Brady and wife, Phyllis of Summersville, KY; Kelly Wheeler and wife, Dolly, George McDonald and Robbie Wilson and wife, Shannon of Campbellsville, KY; and the Petty Family

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Lynn Wheeler December 18, 1991.

Send condolences to the family of Johnny (Wheelman) Wheeler

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


This story was posted on 2018-05-29 16:50:02
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


Obituaries on this Site and Historical Information in Archived Obituaries
Are made possible in part through the support of
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Established in 1926
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY. (MAP) To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or E-mail: grissomfuneralhome@windstream.net.
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Searching obituaries? Here is a useful tool!
Links to Last 200 Obituaries posted on ColumbiaMagazine.com
If you find this helpful, let us know. If you still don't find a recent obituary for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor Counties, KY, let us know at 270-250-2730. -CM

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.

Johnny (Wheelman) Wheeler, 54, Taylor County, KY (1963-2018)



2018-05-29 - 418 Lebanon Avenue, Columbia, KY - Photo from Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Johnny (Wheelman) Wheeler, 54, Taylor County, KY (1963-2018)


Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



 






















 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/columbiamagazinerss.php.

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.