Elmer Eugene 'Gene' Wheet 78 of Fountain Run, KY died Thursday April 16, 2009 at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was born in Barren County the son of the late James Elmer 'Dick' Wheet and Alma Faye Eaton Wheet. Gene was a farmer and a former corporate airplane pilot for Brandeis Machinery in Louisville. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and was a member of Robinson Lodge #226 F&AM in Louisville for 49 years. Locally he was a member of the Glasgow Rotary Club for many years.\n \nHe is survived by 5 sisters Patricia Houchens of Bowling Green, Beatrice Berry of Louisville, Effie DeFevers of Harker Heights, TX, Juanita Richardson of Taylorsville, KY and Barbara Janes of Edinburg, IN and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Jane Shaw Wheet and two brothers Joseph Lawton Wheet and Gordon Thomas Wheet.\n \nFuneral services will be 11:00am Tuesday April 21, 2009 at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with cremation to follow. Burial of his cremated remains will be in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery at 2:00pm on Wednesday. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00pm until 9:00pm and continue on Monday from 10:00am until 8:00pm at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. A Masonic service is being planned for Sunday night at the funeral home.