William R. (Bill) Sheets, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, Formerly of Rockford, IL, passed away in Campbellsville, KY on Monday, March 14, 2010.
Mr. Sheets was born in Bay, AR on September 23, 1921 to Benjamin and Dovie Duncan Sheets. He was retired from the Chrysler Corp. Mr. Sheets graduated from the Bay high School in 1939. He was of Methodist belief.
Mr. Sheets was a 58 year master mason with the East Fork F. & A.M. Lodge #460 in Dyllis, TN, a member of the Freeport Consistory, Scottish Rite in Freeport, IL, and a member of UAW #1268 in Belvidere, IL.
He is survived by 3 daughters, Mary Ann (Jim) Kee of Union, MO, Faye (Ron) Gilliam of Nixa, MO, Jeanne Morales of Oak Ridge, TN, and Karan (Mike) Page of Campbellsville, KY; a son, Andrew (Donna) Sheets of Oak Ridge, TN; Grandchildren, Cheryl (Gary) Yanzer of Union, MO, Doug (Lisa) Kee of Auxvaisse, MO, David (Kristi) Kee of Union, MO, Melissa (Ed) Garver of Spillville, IA, Terri Morales (Kevin) Davis of Newberry, SC, Christopher (Kindle) Page of Biringham, AL, Katie (Troy) Bryant of Louisville, KY, Tammie (Jeff) Seibold, Melinda Sheets, all of Machesney Park, IL, Amanda (Matt) Jones of Pinole, CA, Ben Sheets of Hawaii; Great grandchildren, Michael Garver, Nicole (Zak) Williams, Matthew, Michael and Nathan Yenzer, Zak, Jacob, Chance, Nicholas, and Taylor Kee,Samantha, Jacob, and Jenna Seibold, Kevin Murphy, Kayla Jones, and Madeline and Ellie Davis; a sister, Betty Lamberson of Bay, AR; and 3 nieces.
Mr. Sheets was preceded by his wife of 68 years, Odessa Sheets; his parents, Ben and Dovie Sheets; Brothers, Earl, J.W. (Bud) and Bill Sheets; Sisters, Loretta Sheets, Essie Wagner, and Hattie Westmoreland.
Funeral service will conducted at 2 pm, Saturday March 21, 2010, in the chapel of Langford-Bookout Funeral Home, Jonesboro, Arkansas. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park.
Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.