Freddy R. Sheets, 82, of Belle Center, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Waterloo, Ohio on June 15, 1935, the son of the late Fred G. and Stella Mae (Kelley) Sheets. He was also preceded in death by two children, Billy Jo Sheets in 1957 and Montey Sheets in 1958, three brothers and two sisters.
On May 27, 1957, he married the former Karen Risner and she survives in Belle Center along with three children; Pam (Bryan) Lindsey, Deb (Allen) Leiter and Kris (Renae) Sheets, all of Belle Center, 12 grandchildren; Jeremy (Heather) Buck, Janna (Jason) Hunt, Jennifer (Ryan) Thornburg, Jordy (Brittany) Buck, Jandra (Connor) Hill, Michael (Jamie Day) Leiter, Kyle (Kylie Stewart) Leiter, Carly (Tyler Northeim) Leiter, Travis May, Tristan Sheets, Jody (Michael) Riegler, and Bryan (Courtney) Lindsey, 16 great grandchildren; Cora, Drake, Milah, Halle, Sydney, Kara, Kaitlynn, Taven, Carter, Cooper, Cayde, Chandlar, Carson, Aubrey, Scarlett, and Bentlee, two sisters; Thelma (Norman) Lafferty of Forest and Opal (John) Shoop of Van Wert, and a brother, Gary Sheets of Kenton and many nieces and nephews.
Freddy worked as a welder and was a United States veteran, serving in the U.S. Marine Corp. He enjoyed tinkering on all things. He enjoyed mowing the grass and working on lawnmowers. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR.
Mike Phillips will officiate a graveside service on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the committal building in Fairview Cemetery, Belle Center with military honors provided by the Logan County Veteran Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Logan County Cancer Society, c/o Mary Rutan Hospital.
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Belle Center assisted the family with arrangements and condolences may be directed to the family at www.edsfh.com.//?#You can find the complete original obituary on this website.