Richard D. SheetzJuly 1, 1936 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 81)
Richard D. “Dick” Sheetz, 81, of Mount Joy, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Juniper Village with his family by his side. Born in Florin, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Beulah (Hetrich) Sheetz. Dick was the husband of the late Jean L. (Schuldt) Sheetz who passed away in December of 2001.
Dick proudly served in the United States Air Force Reserves. He retired from the former Alumax Inc. in 1998 as a Metal Controller after 35 years of service. He was a member of Glossbrenner United Methodist Church, the former Florin Fire Company and the Alumax/ Alcoa Retirees Association. Dick was an avid hockey and baseball fan. He enjoyed traveling with his late wife throughout the United States.
Dick is survived by three children, Richard L. Sheetz of Columbia, Patricia A. Spickler, wife of Eugene of Sacramento, PA, and Pamela J. Doughton, wife of Michael of Manheim; five grandchildren; two great granddaughters; a great grandson on the way; two brothers, Charles Sheetz, husband of Reba of Lebanon, TN and Harry Sheetz, husband of Hilda of Strasburg; and two brother-in-law’s, Gerald Schuldt of Elizabethtown and J. Donald Mohler of MI.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy M. Mohler.
A funeral service honoring Dick’s life will be held at Glossbrenner United Methodist Church, 713 Church Street, Mount Joy on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow at West Green Tree Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Glossbrenner United Methodist Church Elevator Fund, 713 Church Street, Mount Joy, PA 17552.