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Steven Thomas Wheeler

Steven Thomas Wheeler, 62, of Franklinton passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at his home.

Steven was born in Granville County on October 14, 1959 to the late Richard Winston Wheeler and Willie Gray Frazier.

He was of the Baptist faith and was an avid outdoorsman.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 3:00 PM at in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford officiated by Reverend Carl Hunter. A private burial will take place in Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.

Steven is survived by one sister, Tamara Wheeler; two brothers, Mike Wheeler (Toni Anne) and Gary Wheeler (Polly); one nephew, Maxwell Wheeler and many cousins and extended family members. He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Jessica Nicole Wheeler.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and other times at the home of Tamara Wheeler.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565.


  • Betsy hayes Posted October 2, 2022 2:47 am

    Steve was always a friend. My prayers be with you.

  • Dilla Scarbro Posted October 2, 2022 8:55 am

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Mary Dimaio Posted October 2, 2022 3:16 pm

    So Very Sorry for Your Loss Sweetie, Sending Prayers for Peace and Comfort!

  • Faye Weaver Posted October 3, 2022 12:28 am

    So sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this very sad time!

  • Lisa Little Posted October 7, 2022 5:33 am

    Rip Steve you will be missed.

  • Michael Henderson Posted October 8, 2022 11:26 pm

    So sorry to hear of Steve passing, praying for the family.

  • ernie averett Posted October 10, 2022 2:46 pm

    Good ole dude. Gone too soon. RIP

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