November 22, 2017

Mr. Larry Sheets

Mr. James Larry Sheets, age 69 of LaGrange, Georgia passed away at his home on Thursday, February 23, 2012.

A memorial service was conducted for Mr. Sheets at the Ridgeway Baptist Church on Tuesday, February 29, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. with the Reverend Doug Bingham officiating. His remains were interred at the church cemetery prior to the service.

Mr. Sheets was born in Randolph County, Alabama, the only child of Nellie Geneva Smith Sheets and the late, James Allison Sheets. He was a retired Troup County fire fighter with over 27 years of service. He was the Battalion Chief at Troup County Stations # 1 at the time of his retirement.

Many lives were saved during his time of service due to his gallant efforts. He had a love for people, and a joy for living. He was a Christian by faith, and his favorite pastimes were hunting and fishing. Mr. Larry loved his family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Melody Cloer Sheets; two daughters, Paula May, and Kelly Kemp (Brent); two sons, Randal Sheets (Darlene), and Jason Sheets (Wendy); eleven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren, all of LaGrange, Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Sheets, and wife, Robbie Fuller Sheets.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia are in charge of arrangements.

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