David K. Sheets
Sheets, David K. 56, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at HCA Greenview Hospital. He was born in Wichita, KS where he attended public Schools and Wichita State University. He lived for many years in Brooklyn, NY, and was employed as a legal assistant. David's hobby was cartography and had an avid interest in Mass Transit Systems of the world. David was predeceased by his father, Kenneth E. Sheets. He is survived by his mother, Wilma Smith, step-brother, Billy Ray Smith and his wife, Jane all of Bowling Green; step-sister, Ellen Smith Alexander and her husband, Jerry of Bella Vista, AR; several cousins and step-nieces and step-nephews also survive. Memorial Services will be on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm with visitation from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home. Inurnment will be at the Old Mission Cemetery in Wichita at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Southern Kentucky.
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Published by Wichita Eagle on Jan. 19, 2018.
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David was my friend, and he was my brother not by blood. no words to say. I miss you my friend.
Patrick MacIntosh
Friend
September 10, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. I attended high school with David. He lives on in my memory just as he was all those years ago.
Teri Holland
Friend
April 10, 2018
I am so very sorry for the loss of this old friend. David and I met in Jr. High, and our friendship went on for years. With his move to NY are communication was less and less. I have missed him and shall miss him always. Praying for comfort and peace for his family.
Shanna Mead (Thomas)
Friend
April 3, 2018
January 24, 2018
Dear Wilma, we are sorry for your loss. We have the happiest memories of our two families traveling together. The adventures David would take Michele and I on and no one made us laugh like David did. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Kelley Organ Hoyer
January 21, 2018
From Latin to Romance in Sound Charts. I did not get to return it to you, but thank you. I will keep it dear.
Debra Rymer
January 20, 2018
Dear Mrs. Smith,
You raised a fine man who was my friend for 30 years. We met when his father died. How he loved you both! Then we worked together in Brooklyn. He donated his tips to my coyage to Canada on my last night there. He was an extraordinary person. I will love him always--one of thousands touched by his intelligence and kindness.
Debra Rymer
January 20, 2018
Wilma, we are so sorry for your loss. Remembering all the good times we had with David.
Carolyn DuVall
Leawood Ks
January 20, 2018
Mrs. Smith,

If I may for this Mrs. Sheets, thank you for all those years in elementary school when you let me come over to your house before school and at lunch. David and I were very good friends as you will remember. Mass transit and moving to New York were two things David often spoke about. May God comfort You and your Family at this time. Thanks for those years David! Godspeed my Friend!
Darren Ensign
January 19, 2018
Sorry for your loss.
Gary L Wagner
January 19, 2018
My condolences to the family. May you all find much peace and comfort from the God of love during this difficult time. Jeremiah 29:11
January 19, 2018
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