Joan Wheeler

Obituary of Joan E. Wheeler

Joan Ella Wheeler, 86, of Johnson City, died Saturday, September 19, 2020. She was predeceased by her parents, Gardner and Jeanette Stark, her sister Marlene and her daughter-in-law, Sharon. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Gary C. Wheeler, with very few days spent apart from each other; her children, Kim Keck (George), Lynette Owen (Don, Jr.), Jeffery Swingle, Holly Wheeler (fiancé' Dan Verdon) ; also several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was a graduate of Johnson City High School and a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, Johnson City. She was fiercely devoted to her loving husband and to her children's well-being. She savored her time with Gary and found enjoyment in the even-paced life bestowed on retirees. A quote from her youngest daughter, Holly that embodied Joan's spirit: "Do a good deed for someone who may not receive much encouragement…pay it forward." Funeral Services for Joan will be private and at the convenience of the family.
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