James Larry ‘Jim’ Sheek

Published 9:14 am Friday, November 10, 2017

Mr. James “Jim” Larry Sheek, 84, of Dulin Road, Mocksville, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at SECU Hospice CareCenter of Yadkin.

Mr. Sheek was born June 16, 1933, in Davie County to the late Harry Gonzalo and Ellerbee Boggan Cash Sheek. He was a veteran of the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Smith Grove United Methodist Church. Mr. Sheek retired as owner/operator of Sheek Tool Service and had been a part-time auctioneer. He was affectionately known as “PawPaw” and epitomized the role of grandfather.  Mr. Sheek was a member of Farmington Masonic Lodge AF&AM #265, Statesville Masonic Lodge AF&AM #27 and was a Shriner. He enjoyed dancing and being around people.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Virginia Boger, Gilbert Sheek, Gay Nell Berrier, Jane Crotts, Maureen Sheek and John Sheek.

Survivors: a daughter, Sherry Sheek King (Kelly) of Mocksville; 3 grandsons, Blake, Austin and Matthew; a brother, Alton Sheek (Trudy) of McKinney, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 11 at Smith Grove United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Darren Crotts, David Keaton and Daron Osborne officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Oxford Masonic Children’s Home, 600 College Street, Oxford, 27565; or SECU Hospice CareCenter of Yadkin, 243 N. Lee Avenue, Yadkinville, 27055.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.