William "Bill" Thomas Sheets was born on February 25, 1940 in Arvada, Colorado to George E. and Ruby L. (Thomas) Sheets.
He departed this life on November 27, 2011 at his home. He spent much of his life in Colorado.Bill and Joyce (Tesmer) Sheets were married in 1966 and were blessed with five dear children.
Bill worked as a pre-press operator and printer. During retirement, he drove the bus for the Golden Living Center and really enjoyed that. His hobbies were photography, geneaology, Bible study and reading.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Anastasia Ruby and husband Stanley Hagenston; son, William Ernest Sheets and sisters, Ruth "Peggy" and Frances.
Left to mourn are his wife Joyce Anastasia; daughter and grand-daughter, Suzanne Frances and Alayna Joyce Sheet of Franklin, Nebraska; daughter Sarah Jo and husband Michael S. Fedison of Vermont; son, Edward Thomas Sheets of Colorado; brothers, George "Ray" Sheets of Nebraska and Robert "Bob" Sheets of Colorado; sisters, Blanche and husband Don Hammond of Florida, and Joan Long of Tennesse; and neices and nephews.
Graveside services were held on November 28, 2011 at Greenwood Cemetery in Franklin, Nebraska with Pastor Dave Johnson officiating.
There will be a Memorial service at the Evangelical Free Church at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Ascera Care Hospice in Kearney, Nebraska or to the Senior Center in Franklin, Nebraska.
Hutchins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.