Services Set for Kathleen Wheeler
CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2005) - A funeral service for Kathleen Wheeler, mother of H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway, and David Wheeler, the track's director of interior maintenance, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at The Basilica at Belmont Abbey in Belmont, N.C.
Wheeler, 95, a Belmont native, passed away Wednesday night, Nov. 30, at the Courtland Terrace assisted living center in Gastonia.
A rosary service for Wheeler will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at McLean & Sons Funeral Home, 515 N. Central Ave., in Belmont. The family will receive friends following the rosary service at the funeral home.
Wheeler is survived by four children, H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, David Wheeler, Mary Plexico and Angela Wheeler; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Her husband, Howard A. Wheeler, passed away in 1968.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations in memory of Kathleen Wheeler be made to the Wheeler Center c/o Belmont Abbey College, 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont, N.C. 28012.