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SHEETS, Corey L. 37, of Troy, OH formerly of Springfield, died December 5, 2012. He was born June 1, 1975 in Springfield, OH to Edward Sheets, Sr. (Holly) of Springfield and Patricia (Shipton) Malone of Troy, OH. Corey attended Springfield South High School where he played basketball for two years and was a member of the golf team and graduated from Greenon High School in 1993. He served in the U.S. Navy for 16 years, where he earned the rank as Chief Petty Officer. He was a Lifetime member of Amvets Post 25. He was a talented athlete and avid sports fan of the Browns, Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds. A gifted musician who loved to play guitar, Corey will be remembered for his sense of humor, ability to make people laugh in any situation and entertain many with his music. Survivors in addition to his parents include two brothers, Edward James "Jimmy" Sheets, Cincinnati, and Edward M. "Junior" Sheets, Jr., Springfield; a sister, Melinda A. (Evans) Wilson, Springfield; three nieces Tiffany Osborne, Kristina Wilson and Sarah Wilson; a great niece, Isabella "Izzy" Osborne; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and his grandpa and best friend, Arvie L. Sheets. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Louise Goings and Betty F. Sheets; stepfathers, John F. Malone and Gary D. Payton, Sr. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Published in Springfield News-Sun on Dec. 12, 2012