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Richard C. Sheets

June 19, 1940 — October 1, 2022

Richard C. Sheets, age 82, of Columbia City, IN, passed away at 9:58 pm on Saturday October 1, 2022, at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.  Born on June 19, 1940, in Whitley County, he was the son of William and Anna (Watson) Sheets.

Richard attended Larwill High School and graduated with the Class of 1959.  He worked for Transport Motor Express and Martins, Fort Wayne as a diesel mechanic.  Richard enjoyed watching Dale Earnhardt Sr. NASCAR racing, Chicago Bears football, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, and Atlanta Braves baseball, and spending time in the mountains.

Survivors include his son Chad (Angela) Sheets of Albion; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son Frederick Sheets.

Funeral services for Richard will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday October 6, 2022, at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, where friends may call from 12:00-2:00 pm prior to service.

Burial will follow in Nolt Cemetery, Columbia City.

Memorial contributions in memory of Richard may be made to American Cancer Society.

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