He was the son of the late William Ramon and Pauline Allen Wheeler. He was a teacher in the Jackson County school system and had served in law enforcement in various police departments. He was also a Boy Scout leader for many years in Haywood County and graduated from Western Carolina University.
He is survived by a companion, Vickie Mathews; two sons, Samuel Raymon and William Earle Wheeler of Raleigh; a sister, Linda Whitlock of of Trenton, TN; and a brother, Charles Wheeler, of Canton.
William Alexander Wheeler Age: 58 Years Date of Birth: 6 Oct 1943 Haywood County, NC
Residence City: Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina Education: 5 or more years of college
Date of Death: 22 Jan 2002 Death City: Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina Institution: Hospital Inpatient
Hospital Name: "HARRIS REGIONAL HOSP, INC" Recorded Date: 20 Feb 2002 Source Vendor: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics