Mr. Wheelock was born in Washington County and the son of the late Grant & Fina Ferguson Wheelock. He was also preceded in death by a son, Steve Wheelock, brothers and sisters, Niles, Newt, James Nathan, Grant, Jr., Lucy and Eula.
He was owner and operator of East TN Paving Company, served 42 years as Washington County Constable and was a member of VFW Honor Guard.
Survivors include four children, Robin Wheelock, Karla White, Darla Shaffer and Gloria Carrier; sister, Ceola Cox; eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services for Mr. Wheelock will be 6:00 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Lasley officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 PM prior to the service.
Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Harmony Cemetery with Dr. Michael Oaks officiating.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and Washington County Constables.
Condolences may be sent to the Wheelock family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821