Wheeler Douglas Lewis, age 72, of Somerset, passed from this life on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital

Wheeler was born on February 8, 1944, son of the late John and Margaret Daulton Lewis, of Somerset.  He was the former owner and operator of Lewis Body Shop. Wheeler enjoyed the outdoors, especially going fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Verna Foster Lewis; his two sons, David Lewis, of Nashville and Johnny Lewis, of Somerset; one grandson, Ryan Lewis, of Nashville; one great-granddaughter, Sophia Lewis, of Nashville; two sisters, Mary (and Charles) Shepperd, of Science Hill and Eva Waldrep, of Indianapolis; one brother H.C. (and Maxine) Lewis, of Somerset; two nieces, Kim (and Roy) Wakeland, of Lexington and Dana (and Dave) Muse, of Somerset; and one nephew, John Waldrep, of Indianapolis.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 14, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 15, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Bro. David Muse officiating.  Burial will be in Southern Oaks Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.