Charles Wheeler
  • 80 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 7, 1930
  • Date of passing: May 9, 2011
Let the memory of Charles be with us forever

Charles Stewart Wheeler, 80, a longtime resident of Butner passed away Monday, May 9, 2011 at his home.

A native of Franklin County, the son of the late Eli M. and Nona Privett Wheeler.  He was a member of First Baptist Church in Butner and retired from the state of North Carolina.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Butner by Rev. Lenny Rogers.  Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery in Nashville, NC at 3:00 PM.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Ausley Wheeler of the home, two sons, Don S. Wheeler (Carol Caffey) of Durham, Charles B. Wheeler of Creedmoor, two granddaughters, April Nicole Wheeler of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Alexandria “Danielle” Wheeler of Creedmoor, three stepdaughters, Tereca Batts (Joe) of Clayton, Phyllis Moore (Timmy) of Angier, Sandra Batiste (James) of Raleigh, a brother, Dave Wheeler (Barbara) of Maryland, nieces and nephews, and several step grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Belle House Wheeler, a sister, Mable Cash, and three brothers,  Derrick, Winston and Claude Wheeler.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 12, 2011 prior to the service at First Baptist Church in Butner and other times at the home.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Steve Wheeler on 9th May 2012

"To: Don, Bruce & Ruth

We're keeping you in our thoughts and prayers on this first anniversary of Charles' passing.

Steve & Chris Wheeler"

This tribute was added by Michael Tripp on 12th May 2011


Sad to hear of your father's passing.  He is the same age as mine. I sympathize with your loss.  May you be comforted by mine, and others prayers.  May you remember God's love and the hope of the resurrection.

This tribute was added by Steve Wheeler on 11th May 2011

"Uncle Charles, you will be greatly missed. You lived your life with dignity and integrity. To Ruth, Don, Bruce and your families-we will keep you in our prayers during this difficult time.
With love, Steve, Chris, Sarah Beth, Neva and Jeremy"

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Eakes Funeral Home


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