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Ray Sheets
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Obituary for Ray Sheets

Mr. Ray Sheets, age 79 of Millers Creek passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at his home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, July 28, 2017 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Pastor Brady Hayworth and Pastor Bennie Roten officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:45 until 1:45 prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Sheets was born January 5, 1938 in Wilkes County to Alonzo and Mary Ann Shepherd Sheets. He worked for Johnston’s Casuals in the shipping department.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Shelby Greene Sheets and two brothers; Leford and Goy Sheets.

He is survived by his daughter; Patsy Bowlin and husband Gary of North Wilkesboro, special niece; Betty Spears, great niece; Cindy Higgins, special nephews; Buck Bare and Tony Bowlin and special great nephew; Zack Bowlin, his dog; Buddy and grand-dogs; Rambo, Doodles and Peanut, two sisters; Ocie Walker of North Wilkesboro, special sister; Della Bowlin of Millers Creek, four brothers; Raymond Sheets and wife Audrey, Namon Sheets, Eugene Sheets and wife Kay all of Millers Creek and Delmer Sheets and wife Nancy of Maryland.

The family requests no food or flowers. Memorials may be made to; Mtn. Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030, State Employee’s Credit Union Family House, 1970 Baldwin Lane, Winston Salem, NC 27103 or the Humane Society of Wilkes, PO Box 306, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Contribution

Mtn. Valley Hospice

401 Technology Lane, Suite 200
Mt. Airy, NC 27030

State Employee's Credit Union Family House

1970 Baldwin Lane
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Humane Society of Wilkes

PO box 306
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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