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Lacy Perl "Kentuck" Wheeler Jr.

August 6, 1945 ~ June 21, 2017 (age 71)

Lacy Perl "Kentuck" Wheeler Jr.

Rockford, AL - Funeral service for Lacy Perl "Kentuck" Wheeler, 71, will be Monday, June 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Radney-Smith Chapel with Bro. Harold Meherg, Bro. Brandon Baird, and Bro. Charlie Sanders officiating. Burial will be in Weogufka Second Baptist Church Cemetery in Weogufka, AL.

Mr. Wheeler died Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Russell Medical Center in Alexander City. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lacy Wheeler Sr. and Eleanor Edwards; his daughter, Kim Wheeler; two sisters; and one brother.

He was a longtime member of the Weogufka Second Baptist Church in Weogufka, AL. He was an ordained Baptist Minister and loved to share his love for his Lord and Savior with everyone he met. Mr. Wheeler worked and Retired at Imery's in Sylacauga after 30 years of service. He served in the United States Navy and also the Masonic Lodge. Mr. Wheeler was known to be an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan. He also enjoyed traveling, fishing, and spending time with his family. During his lifetime he visited every state in the United States and also Canada. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by all that knew him.

Mr. Wheeler is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Linda Wheeler of Rockford; daughter, Dawn (Johnny) Guy of Fayetteville; four grandchildren, Shelby Guy, Elijah Guy, Lacy Yarbrough, and Trevor Yarbrough; great-granddaughter, Kimlynn Gibbs; two sisters, Nita Egierski and Cheryl Cossey of South Bend, IN; and a brother, Gary Edwards of Wellington, OH.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Barry Bryant, Elijah Guy, Logan Rudd, Wade Pruitt, Trevor Yarbrough, and Shane McKee.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at

Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.

 Service Information

June 25, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Radney-Smith Funeral Home
320 N. Elm Ave.
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Funeral Service
June 26, 2017

11:00 AM
Radney-Smith Chapel
320 N Elm Ave
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Interment following funeral service
June 26, 2017

Weogufka Second Baptist Cemeterry
5932 Coosa County Rd 56
Weogufka, AL 35183

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