In Memory

Russell Sheets

Russell E. Sheets II, age 69, of Roaring Spring, PA, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021, at home after a battle with ALS. He was born in Roaring Spring the son of Russell E. and Phyllis A. (Bush) Sheets. He married Christy L. Madden on June 21, 1975, and she preceded him in death on January 24, 2004. He is survived by three daughters, Dody L. Gochnour of New Enterprise, PA, Billie R. Yatta and husband Tom of Alum Bank, PA, and Jessica A. Chandler and husband Nick of Martinsburg, WV; 11 Grandchildren, Matthew, Lana, Thea, Morgan, Max, Daylynn, Tyler, Tommy, Tanner, Hunter, and Katelyn; a great-grandchild, Rayland; a brother, Orlando Sheets and wife Theresa of Volga, South Dakota; and a sister, Charlann Monica and husband Rick of Toms River, NJ. He was preceded in death by a brother, Randy Sheets. Russell was a United States Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired from Penelec where he had worked at the Conemaugh Generating Station. Russell enjoyed hunting, fishing, and he especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. A private graveside service was held at the Holsinger Cemetery, Bakers Summit.