Robert “Bobby” Edward Wheeler, 51, of Kingwood, WV, died on Monday, November 8, 2021, at his home with his family by his side.
Bobby was born April 21, 1970, in Morgantown, a son of William Edward Wheeler Jr. of Kingwood and Carolyn (Ward) Wheeler of Kingwood.
He was a 1989 graduate of Central Preston High School. Bobby loved racing, cars, camping, hunting, football, cooking for family and friends, and helping with benefits for children. Bobby cherished his family and friends, leaving those of us who knew him precious memories and love.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister and spouse, Kerrie and Terry Knotts of Kingwood; nephew and spouse, Mitch and Mattie Thrift and niece, Karlee Knotts, all of Kingwood; two great-nieces, Haven and Henley Thrift of Kingwood; paternal step-grandmother, Clara "Wable" Wheeler.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, William E. Wheeler Sr. and Norma (Prince) Wheeler Neubauer; great-grandmother, Audrey Prince; maternal grandparents, Rudolph Ward and Wanda Ward Strahin.
Friends will be received at the Rotruck-Lobb Kingwood Chapel; 295 South Price Street, on Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 4-8pm; on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend David Spence officiating. Cremation services will be under the direction of Rotruck-Lobb Crematory following the funeral. Social distancing and masks are required.
The family requests that any memorial donations be made in Bobby’s memory to the Make A Wish Foundation, 913 Canyon Road, Morgantown, WV 26508.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family online at www.rotruck-lobb.com.
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