Calvin Roy Sheets, 72, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Jan. 3, 1936, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died Oct. 11, 2008, at his home.
On March 15, 1957, he was united in marriage to Susan Jane Boyd in Mammoth Spring, Ark. They raised their daughters in Thayer, Mo., and after retirement moved to Thomasville, Mo.
Calvin served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Korea. He was a farmer and owned Thayer Decorating before retiring. Susan and Calvin were members of the Mammoth Spring Square Dance Club and enjoyed traveling with coach Tom Barr's Grizzly basketball team. He was a member of the Koshkonong Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by: three daughters, Diana St. Onge and husband Ken of Wildwood, Mo., Cindy Tusher and husband Uel of Alton, Mo., Linda Cates and husband Bill of West Plains, Mo.; grandchildren, Sherry St. Onge Nolan, Barrett St. Onge and wife Mariela, Amanda Tusher, Steven Tusher, Catherine Tusher, Stephanie Cates, and Brittany Cates; four great-grandchildren; several nieces; nephews; and cousins; and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Susan; his parents, Sylvia and Roy Sheets; brother, Jerry Sheets; uncle, Jim Sheet; mother and father-in-law, Richard and Josephine Gum Boyd.
Services were held Oct. 14, in the Clary Chapel with Bro. Arvil Hill officiating. Interment followed in the Woodside Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home in Alton, Mo.
Pallbearers were Steven Tusher, Van McGibney, Norm Hollis, Barrett St. Onge, Robert Hollis and Beryl Jones.
Memorial donations may be made to the Thomasville Woodside Cemetery, HC 3 Box 98, Birch Tree, MO 65438.
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