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Robert W. Scheeler

Mr. Robert W. Scheeler, age 77, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away February 4, 2021 at the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jennings, Louisiana. He was born on March 26, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Ervin Scheeler and Willena Mae (Morrison) Denworth.

Robert was united in marriage to Annie Foster. He loved our country and proudly served the United States Army for twenty-eight years. He enjoyed reading, going to the casino, horse races, and loved to golf when able. He loved to play board games with his family. Robert was a great traveler, going to Africa, Greece, and Russia, just to name a few. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Annie Scheeler; son, Lawrence William Scheeler and wife Torrey; daughter, Patricia Lynn Scheeler Dyer; grandchildren, Christina Lee, Chase Lee, Makayla Ennis and husband Kyler, Ashely Dyer, Shawn Scheeler and wife Megan, Danielle Shock and husband Caleb, Johnathan Shadell, Ethan McNully, and Erin McNully; great-grandchildren, Katie Mae Shock, Ellis Shock, and Capri Ennis; brother, Edward Scheeler and wife Doris; sister, Carol Maxwell; sister-in-law, Donna Cogburn; and brother-in-law, Eddie Cross. Robert was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Charles Scheeler.

A graveside funeral service for Mr. Scheeler will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Brushy Cemetery in Oden, Arkansas. Chase Lee, Shawn Scheeler, Kyler Ennis, Ethan McNully, Lawrence Scheeler, and Caleb Shock will serve as pallbearers. General visitation will be held at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Beasley Wood Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers please donate to in Robert’s name.

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