Welcome to the memorial page for

Joseph Edward Wheeler

August 30, 1944 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 76)

Mr. Joseph Edward "Joe" Wheeler passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2020 at his home.

He was born in Prosperity, South Carolina on August 30, 1944 to the late Emma Julia Bookman Wheeler and Snowden Wheeler. He was a dedicated memeber of Mount Moriah AME Church where he was a Sunday School Superintendent. Mr. Wheeler was a graduate of Gallman High School class of 1963.

He worked in manufacturing for decades and retired from Trucast. Mr. Wheeler thoroughly enjoyed singing and watching sports and westerns.

Mr. Wheeler was predeceased by David Werts, a brother Charles Wheeler and a sister Jestine Wheeler.

Surviving are his wife Mattie Belle Tribble Wheeler, daughters Julia Yvonne Mobley (Chris) of Prosperity, SC ; Janet Tribble-Robinson (Michael) of Irmo SC; Mabel Denise Wheeler of Newberry, SC; Genelle Eleazer of Sumter, SC; grandsons: Tariq, Tevis and Tyrell Mobley Brandon Robinson (Alexis) and 3 additional grandchildren, one great grandson Ahmere, sister in laws, brother in laws and other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at Pratt Funeral Home Chapel.

An Immediate Family only funeral service will be 3:00 PM on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Pratt Funeral Home Chapel.  All in attendance are asked to wear a mask or face covering and to practice social distancing.. 

Services will be streamed  through Facebook via  this link.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
January 5, 2021

3:00 PM
F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home
601 South Street
Newberry, SC 29108

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