April 23, 2021

Mr. Gene Wheat

Mr. Marvin Eugene “Gene” Wheat, age 78, of Roopville passed away April 12, 2020.

He was born April 28, 1941 in Whitfield County, GA to the late John Brittain Wheat and Hattie Mae Douglas Wheat. He was a Methodist by faith.

He worked as a pipe fitter in the construction industry for many years.

An avid outdoorsman, his favorite pastimes were hunting and fishing. He was also an accomplished carpenter, and loved to work with wood.

Survivors include three sons, Jared Wheat, Jason Wheat, and Britt Wheat; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Bob Wheat; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Wheat.

No service is planned at this time.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.


  1. Tammy Spradlin says

    Got you all in our prayers. Love to you all.
    From : Tammy Spradlin and the boys!
    Hayden & Branson Petty

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