Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon (August 18, 1960 – February 12, 2020) was an American stuntwoman, double stunt driver and stunt driver in the US film industry. She is registered as Sherrill Wheeler Duncan, Sherrill Wheeler, Sherrill M Wheeler, and Sheryl Wheeler. She was a stunt double for René Rousseau, Kathleen Turner, and Goldie Hawn, among others. She had two daughters, and along with her husband, Lindsay Duncan, owned Genesis Today, Inc. , Which is a nutritional supplement company in Austin, Texas and a multi-level marketing subsidiary called Genesis Pure. Sherrill Wheeler Sanders (Dickson) and her husband Robert Reed Sanders were shot in a shootout with her ex-husband Lindsay Duncan in Yellow Springs, Ohio on February 12, 2020.
Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon began studying Yoshokai Karate at the age of fifteen in Pensacola, Florida, with instructor Jerry Plank. She started out in kickboxing when her coach started coaching an amateur team, but the tournament matches were considered professional, as she was paid for work. Wheeler Dickson also studied Judo, Aikido, and Wrestling and trained for a while with kickboxer and actor Don Wilson. She was a three-time WKA World Kickboxing Champion with a record 17-1-1 and a Class Two black belt in Yoshukai Karate.
Wheeler-Dixon began working in the film industry in 1987 and has maintained an expanded film shoot for stunt works in films such as Back to the Future Part 2, Bird on a Wire, Die Hard 2, Lethal Weapon 3, and the sequel Lethal Weapon 4, Demolition Man, The Case of Thomas Crown and the Charlie Angels. She provided martial arts training to René Rousseau for the Lethal Weapon film series. Wheeler Duncan was inducted into the Black Belt Magazine’s Hall of Fame as Woman of the Year 1996. With Chris Casamasa, she appeared on the cover and in an article in Black Belt magazine in July 1997. Wheeler Dickson was awarded the Stunt Award for “Best Stunt Sequence” in Charlie’s Angels movie in 1997. 2000.
Wheeler Dickson was injured while filming Back to the Future II when she smashed her face and right wrist in a fall and required reconstructive surgery. In April 2010, she appeared on the cover and wrote an article for Healthy Living Magazine. She also worked as an “action stunt” trainer and performing stunt at The Stunt Ranch in Austin, Texas.
In 2016, Cheryl’s ex-husband, Robert “Lindsay” Duncan, filed a lawsuit against Sanders and her third husband, Robert “Reed” Sanders, alleging breach of contract, defamation, breach of fiduciary duty, and theft liability law, demanding a “financial exemption of $ 200,000 but” Not more than 1,000,000 dollars.
Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon and her husband Robert Reed Sanders were killed in what was described as an “ambush” and “shooting” with ex-husband Robert Lindsay Duncan on his property in Yellow Springs, Ohio on February 12, 2020 Sherrill and her husband drove from their home in Leicester, North State. Carolina to confront Mr. Duncan about a college trust fund for their daughters. According to Green County, Ohio, Sanders set up wireless video cameras on a tree trunk across the street from Duncan’s property to monitor activity there. On the morning of February 12, 2020, when Mister Duncan and his wife, Molly, were returning home, they set off on their way to confront Robert Sanders. Mr. Sanders approached the car, pointed a pistol at Mrs. Duncan, then pointed the weapon at Mr. Duncan and fired several shots. At that time, Mr. Duncan, licensed to carry a concealed weapon, shot and killed Mr. Sanders. Sherrill Sanders, who was watching the live broadcast of the events on her cell phone from the wireless cameras, stopped into the driveway in her car and opened fire on Mr. Duncan. Mr. Duncan shot and killed Mrs. Sanders. At a news conference held by the mayor of Greene County, no charges were filed because they decided this was a “justified killing.”