August 10, 1952 – November 6, 2022
Robert Lee Wheeler of Lewisburg, WV, handed away on November 6, 2022 from an surprising sickness. He was 70 years outdated. “Bob” lived his complete life in service to others and cherished his household and neighborhood very a lot.
Born in Gainesville, Florida, Bob was ceaselessly grateful to seek out the love of his life, Linda Bailey, whereas he was nonetheless in highschool. They married in 1974, began a loving household and residential, and maintained a fantastic civil partnership till his loss of life.
Bob attended the University of Florida, incomes a BS in 1974 and an MD in 1978. After finishing his residency program on the University of Colorado in 1982, Linda and Bob relocated to Greenbrier County, WV, a spot they love and would all the time name house. Bob joined the Obstetrics and Gynecology observe at Greenbrier Physicians the place he practiced for 36 years till his retirement in 2018. dr Wheeler’s ardour for affected person care by no means wavered and he was the primary to insist that high quality affected person care wouldn’t be achievable with out the selfless skilled workers he referred to as his friends. During his tenure, the group welcomed greater than 7,000 infants to proud households within the space.
Bob cherished to journey and discover a variety of topics, from cooking to literature to international languages. Fitness was routine in lots of locations, together with mountaineering trails, ski slopes, racquetball courts, and golf programs. He discovered nice pleasure within the Greenbrier Valley arts neighborhood and by no means stopped discovering methods to understand those that carry artwork to life. Bob was a proud member of the Lewisburg United Methodist Church and found the miracle of God in so many aspects of this life.
As a boy, Bob’s journey started within the scouting program, together with reaching the rank of Eagle Scout and a stint he totally loved as an grownup scouter with Troop 70 in Lewisburg. (*70*) younger males have been lucky sufficient to spend time with him and witness a person who lives by the Boy Scout oath and code every single day.
We mourn the lack of an amazing husband, father, grandfather and neighborhood advocate. His zest for all times was a unprecedented instance of what a significant life can imply for all of us.
Before Bob, his dad and mom, Charlotte and Clyde Wheeler, died.
Survivors embrace his 48-year-old spouse, Linda B. Wheeler; sister Jean Hayes and husband John of Palm City, FL; brother Steve Wheeler and spouse Linda of Trenton, FL; two sons, Kyle Wheeler and spouse Hilary of Denver, CO, and Ryan Wheeler and spouse Sarah Fisher of Albany, NY; and 4 grandchildren, Eddie, Bradley, Leo and Ruby.
The visitation begins at 9:30 am and a memorial service shall be held at 11:00 am Monday, November 21, each on the Lewisburg United Methodist Church.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lewisburg United Methodist Church at lwbumc.breezechms.com/give/on-line.
Please ship your condolences on-line by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is answerable for the preparations.