John David Wheeler

Board of Aldermen
Title: Alderman Ward 5


Businessman and community leader, John David Wheeler, is Southaven Alderman - Ward 5.

As an United States Army Veteran and Owner of Memphis BBQ Company and Wheeler Homes, John David Wheeler is passionate about serving the community and building a greater DeSoto County through volunteerism, economic development, and promoting the importance of public safety.

A husband to Carmen Wheeler and father of three, John David's community service spans decades with his family, coaching youth sports; helping local schools, youth leadership organizations, churches, and sports teams raise money; and volunteering with the House of Grace.
John David is not only one of the most awarded BBQ cooks in the world, he uses his passion to give back during natural disasters alongside first responders with Operation BBQ Relief and was awarded the Volunteer of the Year in 2014; serving over 1,000,000 meals to volunteers, public safety officials, and those in need.
John David serves as a member of the DeSoto Central High School Softball Boosters and is Past President and Board Member of the North Mississippi Home Builders Association.


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