Wesley C. Sheets

Wesley C. Sheets, 77, of California, Pa., went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 11, 2005, in The Washington Hospital.

He was born Aug. 15, 1927, in California, a son of the late Wesley G. and Myrtle Voithofer Sheets.

Wesley was a devoted family man. He faithfully served God and was a lifelong member of the California Baptist Church. He dutifully served his country in the U.S. Navy,
and he selflessly gave 38 years to the community as a firefighter with the California Volunteer Fire Department. In 1985, he retired as the physical plant director at
California University of Pennsylvania.

Wes was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Elsie Phillips.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Margaret L. Marks Sheets, and their children, Wesley C. Sheets Jr., Linda Hartley and husband Thomas W. Hartley Jr.,
and Diane Carl and husband John, all of California, Pa., Eva McCallion and husband Mark of Wesleyville, and Sandra Dunlap and husband Steven of West Middletown; a
brother and sister-in-law, Casper and Louise Sheets of Graeagle, Calif.; a sister, Wilma Furnier of Roscoe; 12 grandchildren, Adrienne Williams and husband Ryan, Wendy
Sheets, Wesley Robert Sheets, Lisa Adams and husband Dan, Thomas W. Hartley III and wife Stacie, April Wright and husband Harry, Joshua Barringer, Scott Carl, William
Wesley McCallion, James McCallion, Kelsey Dunlap, and Jacob Dunlap; five great-grandchildren, Alex and Elise Adams, Nathan Williams, Ian Wright, and Meghan Hartley;
and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends will be received in the MARISCOTTI FUNERL HOME INC., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth St., California, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and until 11 a.m. Friday, April 15, when services will be held in the funeral home with the Rev. Warren Weiss officiating, and Rev. Steven B. Dunlap
and Rev. Mark McCallion co-officiating. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the
California Volunteer Fire Department Memorial Fund, 101 Wood St., California, Pa. 15419.