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Toye Collier WheelerOctober 8, 1932 ~ June 1, 2017 (age 84)
Toye Collier Wheeler age 84 of the Big Hill Community in Pennington Gap, VA was born Saturday, October 8, 1932 and passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War, retired as a supervisor of Central Machine Shop, Westmoreland Coal Company, and had a technical degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Toye loved building things and fixing anything mechanical, and being with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Edna Wheeler, one brother Herbert Wheeler and one sister Imogene Yaste. Toye is survived by his wife of 61 years, Virginia Wheeler of the home, one son Alan H. Wheeler of Lexington, KY, two daughters Anita Wheeler Marshall and husband, Bob of Norton, VA and Regena Wheeler Denlinger and husband, Marvin of Arcanum, OH. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one beloved sister Patsy Huffine of Woodway, VA, many other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Saturday, June 3, 2017 in the Province Funeral Home Sanctuary in Pennington Gap, VA. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 PM Sunday at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, VA with John Fultz officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:00 PM to go to the cemetery. Memorials and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.provincefuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pennington Fire Department or the Dryden Fire Department. We are located at 42098 E. Morgan Ave. Pennington Gap, VA 24277. Phone 276-546-2456. Province Funeral Homes are honored to be serving the family of Toye Wheeler.