Jimmie T. Wheeler, 85, of Kettering, Ohio, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Pauline Wheeler; brother and sister-in-law, Jackie and Evelyn Wheeler; and niece, Susan Williamson.
Jimmie is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara Joann Wheeler; children, Cathy (Clancy) Nash and Joey (Renee) Wheeler; grandchildren, Danny (Diana) Nash and their children, Crystal and Wyatt; Denise Nash and her children, Makayla and Micah; and Christopher, Caitlain; step grandchildren, Philip (Angie), and Brad; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Rich DDE-820 and was a member of American Legion Post 598.
Jimmie was retired from NCR and General Motors.
In November 2014, he had the honor of being part of the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.
A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Tobias Funeral Home, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 26, at the funeral home, with nephew Christopher Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.