Arthur Eugene ‘Gene’ Sheek

Published 9:58 am Monday, August 17, 2020

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Arthur Eugene Sheek “Gene”, 81, died in Greenville, S.C. on Aug. 16, 2020.

He was born in Forsyth County, the son of the late Gray and Thelma Simmons Sheek. He grew up in Davie County and graduated from Farmington High School. He was married to Barbara Wright 65 years. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was former owner of Classic Marble and Tile Co. in Greenville.  He was a hunter and loved the outdoors.

Survivors: his wife, Barbara; 2 daughters Desiree Bungo (Andrew) and Andrea Stegall (Stanley); 2 sons, Zane Sheek (Melissa) and Lance Sheek (Addie); 8 grandchildren, Summer Passmore (Luke); Blaire Smith (Ben), September Crawford (James), Rushton Stegall (Becki), Alexandra Johnson (Nate), Sarah Elizabeth Thompson (Adam), Andrew Sheek and Daniel Sheek; 6 great-grandchildren; 6 siblings, Edith Ammons of Winston-Salem, Richard Sheek (Ann) of Clemmons, Douglas Sheek (Debbie) of East Bend, Gail Johnston (Dale) of Lewisville, Kathy Sparks (Wilson) of Advance and Deborah Leonard (Vance) of Mooresville.

A graveside service was held at Greenville Memorial Gardens.