TRUMANN - Mr. Ricky Gene Wheeler of Trumann died Monday, July 21, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 45. Mr. Wheeler was born in West Memphis and had lived his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Wheeler was self-employed working in heat and air and was of the Pentecostal faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Gene Wheeler. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Dana Blagg Wheeler of the home; one son, Rick Aaron Wheeler of the home; his mother, Janet Sue Dunavin Wheeler of Trumann; three brothers, Danny Wheeler of Harrisburg, Tony Wheeler and Jimmy Crisswell both of Trumann.
Funeral services were July 24 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Forbis officiating. Burial followed in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery Jonesboro.
Pallbearers were Mark Woolbright, Lee Cossey, Kyle Barker, Bo Benson, Randy Blagg and Jackie McHalffey. Honorary pallbearers were Jeff Steven, David Shuburte, Tracy Dunivant, Brian Seay and Lester Herod.
An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.