LILBOURN - Marion Edward Wheeler, 71, died Jan. 16, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born July 21, 1932, to the late William and Beulah Wheeler, he was employed as a roofer.
He was married to Lillian Wheeler, who preceded him in death on Sept. 8, 1997.
Survivors include: two sons, Paul Wheeler of Kokomo, Ind., and Roger Wheeler of Knoxville, Tenn.; two daughters, Darlene Dickson and Sheila Prater of Kokomo; two stepsons, Ronnie Rickman of Lilbourn and William Rickman of the state of Tennessee; three stepdaughters, Karen Rickman and Marie Rickman of Reelfoot, Tenn., and Donna Brown of Bernie; six brothers, Rondal Wheeler of Bakersville, Calif., Melvin Wheeler of Lilbourn, Bob Wheeler of Uniontown, Johnnie Wheeler of Memphis, Tenn., Larry Wheeler of Moline, Ill., and Terry Wheeler of Portageville; two sisters, Pat Marshall of Moline and Faye Parker of Poplar Bluff; and numerous grandchildren.
Visitation will be from noon Tuesday until time for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn. The Rev. Wayne Tribble will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.