Paul Wheeler, Sr.

Obituary of Paul John Wheeler, Sr.

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Paul John Wheeler, Sr., 88, of Conneaut passed away peacefully, Thursday, March 31, 2022, at home surrounded by family. He was born September 23, 1933, the son of Newton Albert James Wheeler and Mary Ann Zekas. After high school, he went on to honorably serve our country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1952 and received a Korean Service Medal, Occupation Medal Japan, and United Nations Service Medal Republic of Korea. Paul married the love of his life Dorothy Norton on February 6, 1954. Together they shared many years of love and laughter. Paul retired after many years as a maintenance mechanic at SEM/Millennium/INEOS Chemicals. Paul and Dorothy were members of Amboy United Methodist Church. Paul was a member of the American Legion Post #151 in Conneaut. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening. He also enjoyed attending his children and grandchildren’s events for school and sports. He is survived by his children, Paul J. (Chris) Wheeler, Jr. of Pittsburgh, Patricia A. Sharpe of Columbus, Karen A. Ring of Columbus, Sandra D. Waters of Columbus, Pamala L. (Stephen) Gebe of Conneaut and Michael J. Wheeler of Columbus; grandchildren, Matthew and Justin Wheeler, Allison Ambrose, Joshua Sharpe, Herbert and Bryan Waters, Melissa Waters, Stephen Gebe and Krystin Pocatko; and 20 great-grandchildren. Paul was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy on January 12, 2014; grandson, Joseph Sharpe; and brother, Albert Wheeler; and his parents. Calling hours will be held Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 12-2PM at the Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 2:30PM at Greenlawn Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with Pastor Betsy Shenk officiating. Military honors will be provided by the American legion post #151. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made in his name to Amboy United Methodist Church, 550 W. main Rd., Conneaut. Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut is handling arrangements. Online obituary and condolence at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com
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Saturday
2
April

Visitation atFuneral Home

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Thompson Smith Nesbitt Funeral Home & Cremation Services
345 Main St.
Conneaut, Ohio, United States
Saturday
2
April

Funeral Service

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Greenlawn Memory Gardens
3140 E. Center St
North Kingsville, Ohio, United States
Saturday
2
April

Final Resting Place

2:30 pm
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Greenlawn Memory Gardens
3140 E. Center St
North Kingsville, Ohio, United States
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