Saturday September 14, 2013
Lt. Col. (ret) Kenneth Brown Wheeler, 70, of Greenville and Bath died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. A casual, outdoor celebration of Kinky’s Life will be held at 14 South Teach’s Point Rd., Bath, at 2 p.m., Tuesday. One mile east of Bath; right at Teach’s Point Rd.; log cabin at the end of the road.)
Mr. Wheeler, a native of Martin County, was a graduate of East Carolina University. He retired from the Student Financial Aid Office at East Carolina University and the United States Army Reserves.
He was preceded in death by his father, Moses Paran Wheeler Sr.; mother, Ruth Jenkins Wheeler Bowen; and brother, Moses Paran Wheeler Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Beverley Powell Wheeler; stepfather, Luther Wilson Bowen Jr.; mother in-law, Mary Meade Powell; two nephews, Marshall Wheeler and Michael Powell; niece, Eleanor Morgan; one great nephew, two great nieces; three godchildren; and one great-godchild.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Creative Living Center, 901 Staton Rd., Greenville, NC 27834 or to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 37, c/o Al Rice, 2805 Cemetery Rd., Greenville, NC 27858.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory, Greenville.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.
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