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 Carl F. Sheeley

Carl F. Sheeley

Birth
Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Death 7 Apr 1969 (aged 73)
Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA
Burial Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100148437 · View Source
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The Steele Enterprise, Steele, Missouri
Friday, April 11, 1969

Carl F. Sheeley, born October 12, 1895, in Steele, died April 7, 1969 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Poplar Bluff. He was 73.

Prior to his retirement in October, 1960, Mr. Sheeley was a city employee for over 34 years. Until 1956, he "looked after" the water plant, the street department and the fire department. In his 34 years with the city, he missed only three city council meetings, except for a brief absence from Steele in 1956. During this time he worked at his appointive job for 11 different mayors. He organized the first fire department in Steele.

A member of the United Methodist Church in Steele, Mr. Sheeley was also a member of the American Legion Post 88 and was a World War I veteran.

He was united in marriage to Irene Brant in Steele on Septembr 7, 1922.

He leaves the following: his wife, Mrs. Irene Sheeley; one son, Carl Sheeley,Jr., of Suisun, Calif.; two granddaughters, Kathy Sheeley of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, and Laura Sheeley of the University of Missouri at Columbia; also one grandson, Kirk Sheeley of Suisun, Calif.

Members of American Legion Post #88 were honorary pallbearers.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 9, at the United Methodist Church in Steele with the Rev. Charles Miller and the Rev. Marvin Noblack officiating. Graveside military services were held by the Blytheville Air Force Base.

Burial was at Mt. Zion Cemetery with the John W. German Funeral Home of Steele in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were James A. Vickrey, David Kelley, Joe Saliba, Herbert Ketchum, Virgil Hahs, Bob Garrett, Eddie Gilbert, and Pinnell Capehart.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100148437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl F. Sheeley (12 Oct 1895–7 Apr 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100148437, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .