Lewis Wheeler

Born: Tue., Oct. 15, 1940
Died: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

Funeral Service

5:00 PM Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

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Lewis “Sam” Wheeler, 76, of McElhattan, passed away October 8, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born October 15, 1940 in Lock Haven to Lewis L. Wheeler and Mildred G. McKibben Knarr.

Sam was a graduate of the Lock Haven High School and had attended trade school specializing in pipe fitting. He had worked at the former Hammermill/International Paper as supervisor of the pipe fitting department, retiring after 40 plus years. He was Methodist by faith.

Sam was a member of the Avis American Legion, Lock Haven Moose, Life member of the Wayne township Fire Company. He routinely visited Johnson’s Garage, he loved fishing, camping and was an avid Penn State Fan. He loved his pet dog Molly and pet cat Bella.

Sam was united in marriage on March 10, 1973 to the former Helen Swinehart who survives, also surviving are four sons; William (Bonnie) Wheeler, Lewis “Sam” (Lorie Allen) Wheeler, Steven (Connie) Wheeler and Timothy (Tammy) Wheeler. A special nephew, Justin (Stephanie) Swinehart and a number of grand and great grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Lewis “Sam” Wheeler will be held at 5:00 pm Thursday, October 12, 2017 in the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremations Services, LLC., 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven, Officiating will be Pastor Dave McElwee of the McElhattan United Methodist Church. Family and Friends will be received at the funeral home from 3:00 - 5:00 pm.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family in the Linnwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation can be made to the McElhattan United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 60, McElhattan, PA 17748.

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