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Richard H. Sheets

Obituary for Richard H. Sheets

August 16, 1917 - September 21, 2017
Westlake, Ohio | Age 100

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather


Richard H. Sheets, age 100 of Westlake passed on September 21, 2017. Beloved husband of 61 years of the late Florence A. (nee Piechocinski); dearest father of Karen Johnson (Ed), Janice Perkins (Dan) and Rosemary Wilson (Dave); loving grandfather of Amy, Tracy, David Johnson (Michelle), Stephanie Helman (Todd), Michelle and Courtney Perkins, Brittany Gee (Bryan), Brian and Brooke Wilson; cherished great grandfather of Noah and Ashlyn Johnson, Elliot Gee, and Logan Helman; dear brother of Blanche Mackay of Knoxville, TN and the late Edward, Donald and Hermine. Richard worked as a typesetter for the Plain Dealer for 31 years from 1952 - 1983. Richard was a loving father and doting grandfather. He was concerned that his family was well cared for. He had continual interest in learning about the world and always had a sense of humor. His happiest moments were gatherings with his entire family. He will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44110. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 2256 Clague Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145 on Monday, September 25th at 10 AM. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview from 2 - 6 PM on Sunday.

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  • Hospice of Western Reserve
    17876 St. Clair Ave
    Cleveland , OH 44110

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

21369 Center Ridge Road
Fairview Park, OH 44116
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