Sanders "San" Wheeler(1924 - 2014)

Wheeler, Sanders Sanage 89 of Tavares; Owner and operator of Wheelers Paint and Body Shop in Tavares. Born in Smithville, MS on October 9, 1924. Passed away April 9, 2014. San served in Patton's 3rd Army, throughout the 'Battle of the Bulge', winter of 44-45. San received 3 Purple Hearts, Bronze Star, and 3 more service medals. After the war, San and Ruby had 3 children, Sandra Newton, Sherry Simon, and Mark Wheeler, currently all of Tavares. After working for American Motors they moved to Tavares in 1958. San operated several businesses including the current business, Wheeler's Paint and Body Shop. Visitation, Mon. 5-7 PM, funeral Tuesday 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tavares Church of Christ. Read more at Funeral-home website. Steverson Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Home 226 E. Burleigh Boulevard, Tavares, FL 352-343-8000

Funeral Home

Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations
226 East Burleigh Boulevard Tavares, FL 32778
(352) 343-4444

Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Apr. 11, 2014