Ricky Lynn Wheeler

August 3, 1948 - February 25, 2021

08/03/1948 - 02/25/2021

Ricky Lynn Wheeler. 72 of St. Clairsville, Ohio, formerly of Bellaire, Ohio died Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the Continuing Healthcare at Forest Hill in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

He was born in Bellaire, Ohio on August 3, 1948 son of the late Edmon C. and Mary Ellen Anderson Wheeler. Ricky was a Christian by faith, retired employee of the Craft Made Corporation of Coppell, Texas and a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a graduate of Bellaire High School, Class of 1967.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Wheeler, niece, Jill McCracken Davis and nephew, Dennis Michael Gehrig. Surviving are his son, Ricky L. (Cheri) Wheeler, Jr. of Emory, Texas, granddaughter, Rylynn Shaye Wheeler, sisters, Sandy (John ) McCracken of Jewett, Ohio and Cindy Wheeler of St Clairsville, Ohio, brothers, Robert A. (Judith) Wheeler of Burlington, Kentucky and Edmon C. (Dena) Wheeler of Denton, Texas and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project by CLICKING HERE or go to tmcfunding.com

Share your thoughts and memories with Ricky’s family at bauknechtaltmeyer.com.

 

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mark wood
1 year ago

Sorry for your loss i remember Rick before he moved to Texas

Theresa Velkovich
1 year ago

Cindy, I remember Rick very well, I am so sorry for your loss , prayers for your family.

HELEN DILLON IMHOFF AND GLEN IMHOFF
1 year ago

,JUST LEARNED OF RICKY’S GRADUATION AND PRAY IT WAS PEACEFUL, NO MORE EARLTHLY PAIN. OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE WHEELING FAMILY AS WE ALL GREW UP TOGETHER IN CHURCH AT THE BELLARE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE. OUR MOTHERS WERE BEST FRIENDS. BLESSINGS WITH YOU IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME

Nancy Veres
1 year ago

Cindy and family members: So sorry to hear about your brother. Thoughts and
prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Bob Fialkowski
1 year ago

Cindy,It is always difficult to lose a loved one but the memories last a lifetime.My prayers are with you

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Ricky Lynn Wheeler, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Ricky Lynn Wheeler, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Ellen
1 year ago

Cindy, Sandy and Ed,
Love, hugs and prayers of comfort for you all. Rick was such a wonderful guy and he will be missed. ♥️

Jo Ann Ault
1 year ago

Rick worked at my dad and uncle’s grocery store as a youngster and whoever worked there became part of the family. He was such a good and helpful person that was always there to help at the store or otherwise. RIP Rick and prayers for his family.

Fernando Reyes
1 year ago

My name is Fernando Reyes and i worked with Rick at Craftmade for many yrs. Rick was one of the nicest people you could ever meet and work with. He was a hard working man and would give you the shirt of his back to help anyone of needing help. I was deeply sadden to here he had passed on. Rick, you where one of a kind brother and i will never ever forget about you. You are gone but you will never be forgotten my friend. My condolences go out to the the Wheeler family. Rest In Peace Rick.

Kathleen Robinson
1 year ago

I grew up next to Ricky. Fond memories ❤️. May his memory be eternal.