J. W. “Jake” Wheeler, 79, of Acworth, died Thursday, July 12, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 Sunday morning in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Gerald McPherson and the Rev. Rex Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A Floyd County native, Mr. Wheeler retired as a receiving clerk from the Clorox Company, formerly Union Carbide, in Cartersville. He served his country in the US Army and was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He coached Little League and Pony League Baseball in Acworth for many years. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Ragsdale Wheeler of Acworth; sons, Stanley (Faith) Wheeler of Cartersville, Van (Denise) Wheeler of Cartersville, and Lennie Wheeler of Canton; grandchildren, Amanda, Justin, Brandy, and Jessie Wheeler; sister, Peggy Sterino of Powder Springs; several nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be expressed at www.collinsfuneralhome.org. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 on Saturday evening at Collins Funeral Home 4947 North Main St, Acworth, GA 30101 770-974-3133.