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Leland Wayne Sheffield
Leland Wayne Sheffield, 71, passed away September 29, 2016 at home. Lee served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 - 1969 on the Air Craft Carrier USS Hancock as a parachute rigger.

He then made a life in the Yuba/Sutter area working for, and then retiring from, Erickson's Lumber Co. Lee enjoyed many hobbies. A few of his favorites were hunting with family, music, wood working, and HAM Radio Call sign KC6MCI.

He leaves behind those he loved dearly: his wife Wilma, son Ronnie, daughter Paulette, grandsons Garrett and Gavin, and his two sisters Ellie Perez and Tommie Miller, along with many other family and friends. Lee was preceded in death by his father and mother Barney and Gene Sheffield.

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Ullrey Memorial Chapel. Graveside services, with Military honors (US Navy) will be conducted Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Sutter Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2016
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