Steven Ray Wheeler Jr.



Steven Ray Wheeler Jr. died Sunday, June 12, 2022, in his home located in Metter surrounded by family, after a rough battle with thoracic cancer. He was born in Danville, VA to parents Steve and Vicky Wheeler in 1987. Upon completing high school, he enlisted in the Army. After completing boot camp, he tried his hand at farming until he found his forever career, plumbing. He loved working at Middleton Plumbing for the past 10+ years. He was a huge Georgia Bulldogs fan. His hobbies were watching football, fishing, throwing darts, playing pool, and hunting. He loved spending time with friends and family. Steven was always smiling and loved goofing around with anyone he met. He had a great sense of humor and could make a friend out of anyone.


He is preceded in death by his mother, Vicky Wheeler.


Mr. Wheeler is survived by three beautiful children, Rainey, Landon, and DJ. He is also survived by his father, Steve Wheeler of Metter; siblings, Amanda Mushro (Jared) of Douglasville, and Brad Monkiewicz (Claudia) of McAllen, Texas. Along with his family, he is survived by the mother of his children, Aleshia Shields, and many friends.


Visitation was held on June 15, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Metter. The memorial service followed the next morning, June 16, 2022 at 11 a.m., also at Wood Funeral Home. Mr. Wheeler was buried with family at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in Statesboro.


Wood Funeral Home of Metter was in charge of arrangements.


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