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Lawrence "Peck" Emory Sheets

April 16, 1934 September 8, 2018
Lawrence "Peck" Emory Sheets
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Obituary for Lawrence "Peck" Emory Sheets

Lawrence “Peck” Emory Sheets, 84, of Mount Sidney, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

Lawrence was born in Mt. Pisgah on April 16, 1934, a son of the late Winona Frances Root and Council David Sheets.

He retired from Smith’s Transfer in Staunton, and was a lifetime member of Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church. He loved visiting friends and volunteering at the Verona Food Pantry and the Salem VA Medical Center in Salem.

On May 14, 1955, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Marylene Runnion Sheets, who survives. His love and compassion for all his children was the inspiration for all they have become.

Lawrence is also survived by nine children, Deborah Sheets Reece and husband, Phil, of Staunton, Barbara Sheets Sykes and husband, Jeff, of Mt. Sidney, Earnie Sheets of Mt. Solon, Eddie Sheets and wife, Melissa, of Staunton, Eric Sheets and wife, Jackie, of Mt. Sidney, Melissa Sheets Brooks of Waynesboro, Mendy Sheets Lawrence and husband, Tim, of Mt. Sidney, David Sheets and wife, Toni, of Mt. Sidney, and Joy Sheets Blosser and husband, Ryan, of Churchville; sisters, Annie Harris, of Staunton, Katie Ocheltee, of Staunton, and Diane Sheets of Verona; 22 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; best friend, Norman Good of Mt. Sidney.

He is also preceded in death by siblings, David Sheets, Imogene Vest, Anita Wiggins, Council Sheets, Jr., and Bobby Sheets.

A funeral service will be conducted 10 AM Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater, with Pastor David Burch, officiating. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Verona Community Food Pantry, P O Box 187, Verona, VA 24482.

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funeral service




10:00 AM 9/13/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/13/2018 11:00:00 AM
Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Pastor David Burch officiating. Burial will be private.

Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater
208 South Main Street Bridgewater 22812 VA

Memorial Contribution

Verona Community Food Pantry

PO Box 187
Verona, VA 24482

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