Charlie N. Sheets, 87, 289 Jim Range Road, Jonesborough, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the residence.
He was a native of Carter County and was a son of the late Benjamin and Lula Greer Sheets. Mr. Sheets had worked for Tauscher Roofing and in construction most of his life. He attended Living Word Church of God in Gray.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia Hicks Sheets, in 1998; a brother, and four sisters; and his best buddy, his dog, Bear.
Survivors include three daughters, Pansy Carver, of Greeneville, Lori Castell and her husband, Michael, of Jonesborough, and Pennie Watts and husband, Lonnie, of Gray; a son, Charlie “Buddy” Sheets and his wife, Mildred, of Jonesborough; four brothers, Frank, Kenneth, George and Glenn Sheets; sisters, Betty Cox, Brenda Pritchard and special sister, Mary Murray; ten grandchildren, Tracy Greene, Joni Price, Samantha Barnett, Ben Sheets, Debra Barkley, Connie Lowe, Christine Mounds, Angela Hale, Tim Carver and special granddaughter, Jessica Watts; eighteen great-grandchildren; a special niece, Peggy Hicks; special friend, Earl Barnett; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Mr. Sheets will be conducted at 7:00 PM Friday, April 19, 2013, in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, with Rev. Steve Guinn and Rev. Doug Wagner officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5:00 PM until the service hour. Also other times at the home of his daughter at 289 Jim Range Road, Jonesborough.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, April 20, 2013, in the Cherry Grove Cemetery off Cherokee Road. Pallbearers will be Ben Sheets, Tim, Austin and Josh Carver, Steven Price, Toby Barnett and Matthew Barkley. Everyone attending this service is asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:50 AM.
The family would like to offer special thanks to Sheena of Amedisys Hospice and Stacie of Caris Hospice, Dr. Jeff Schoondyke and Dr. Kevin Sweet for their excellent care they provided.
Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com.
Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Sheets family. 423-928-2245