The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 25, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Jan. 27, 2013


Michael Leslie ‘Macky’ Sheets Jr.

SCARBRO — Michael Leslie “Macky” Sheets Jr., 46, of Scarbro, died on Monday, January 21, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill.

Born March 1, 1966, at Ripley, W.Va., he was the son of Mildred Aileen Mitchell Sheets Hill and the late Michael Leslie Sheets Sr.

Michael was an outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and look for ginseng.

His grandparents, Buck and Ruby Mitchell; Leslie Sheets; and Deliha and Leonard Casto; and an aunt, Linda Cooper, preceded him in death.

Those left to cherish is memory are his loving daughter, Katie Frances Sheets, who was the love of his life; his mother, Mildred “Meddie” Hill and Danny of Mossy; paternal grandmother, Kathleen Sheets of Ripley; brothers, Johnathan Sheets and Anita Layton of Cedar Grove and Leonard and Robin Sheets of Sharon, sisters, Adeline Sheets and Dennis Pyles of Dawes, Carolyn “Sue” and Ronnie Foster of Miami, Sarah and Wesley Pennington of Scarbro; stepbrother, Wesley and Tammy Hill, and stepsisters, Jennifer Hill and Andrea Hill.

Also surviving are sister-in-law, Mildred “Millie” Sheets of Dry Branch, uncles and aunts, David and Judy Sheets, Randy, Andy and Juanita Sheets, Ronnie and Betsy Sheets, Connie and Jeff Ellis all of Ripley, Diane Haggar of Sissonville, Parvin Casto of Giles, Carl Mitchell of Hawaii, Norman Facemyer of Arkansas, his red dog John-John Boggess; friends Jerry Wood and Jason “Head” Mullins; 21 nieces and nephews and 23 great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill, with Pastor Lum Toney officiating. Graveside rites and committal will then be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Mount Hope Cemetery, Slaughter Creek at Dawes Mountain. Burial will follow.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, on Friday, January 25, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Davy Sheets, Johnny Sheets, Troy Foster, Jeffery Pennington, Little Leonard Sheets and Leonard Sheets will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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