(McDONOUGH, Ga.) Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Wheeler Harvey Alsabrook Jr., 78, of McDonough, Ga., passed away after a short illness on May 26, 2021.

He was a 1961 graduate of Wadley High School and received his undergraduate degree from Southern Mississippi University in Hattiesburg. Lt. Col. Alsabrook was a 30-year army veteran, having served three tours in Vietnam and a one-year tour in Desert Storm. He received a Battlefield Commission in 1968 for his service in Vietnam and was a proud member of the U.S. Army Special Forces.

Lt. Col. Alsabrook is survived by his son, Wheeler Harvey Alsabrook III; two granddaughters, Anastasia and Trinity; great-grandson, Liukang Birdsong; brother, Randall S. Alsabrook; niece and nephew, Jennifer and Scott; and second wife, Patricia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jennie V. Alsabrook and Wheeler H. Alsabrook.

At his request, there will be no funeral service.

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