Robert P. Sheets Sr.

Cecil Whig - - OBITUARIES & LOCAL -

Robert P. Sheets Sr., 80, of Ris­ing Sun, MD, for­merly of Moun­tain City, TN, passed away peace­fully Fri­day, Septem­ber 2, 2016, sur­rounded by his lov­ing fam­ily.

Born Feb. 1, 1936 in Peach Bot­tom, PA, Robert was the son of the late Wil­liam James Sheets Sr. and Bertha Annabel (Cald­well) Sheets. He served his coun­try proudly in the USMC and the U.S. Army.

Robert was a ca­reer car­pen­ter and en­joyed build­ing and mak­ing home im­prove­ments. He was an avid fish­er­man and was a mem­ber of the Na­tional North Amer­i­can Fish­ing Club and the Bass Fish­ing Club. His most cher­ished time was that spent with his fam­ily, es­pe­cially his grand­chil­dren and great grand­chil­dren.

Robert is sur­vived by his two daugh­ters, Vic­to­ria Sheets and Karen Sheets; daugh­ter-in-law, Kim­berly Sheets-Banks; 14 grand­chil­dren; 12 great grand­chil­dren; brother James Sheets Sr.; sis­ter; Lu­cille Adams; three step-daugh­ters whom he helped raise, Ly­dia Ram­poni, Marie Sla­gle, Sonja Good­win; and many beloved ex­tended fam­ily.

In­clud­ing his par­ents, he was pre­ceded in death by his lov­ing wife, Shirley J. Sheets; son, Robert P. Sheets Jr.; two daugh­ters, Deb­o­rah Wal­lace and Brenda Churchill; and four sib­lings.


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