Jesse Ronald Sheme, 82, of Lucretia Community, passed away at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Sunday, December 2, 2018 with his loving family by his side.
He was born April 24, 1936, in Philippi, WV, son of the late William and Dalena M. Dalton Sheme.
He is survived by his wife Sheila Kennedy Sheme; they were married May 14, 1958.
Ronnie was retired from the US Army with twenty two years of services, he loved talking about his Army days, jumping out of air planes, hunting, collecting marbles, looking for mushrooms, and ginsenging. Never meet a stranger and loved talking with his friends.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Bryan Sheme, Quiet Dell, William R. “Bill” Sheme and wife Tammy, Grafton, Sandy Sheme, Grafton, four grandchildren: Dallas Sheme, Jarrod Sheme, Noah Sheme, Bethany Sheme, one great grandson, Uriah Jesse Ray Sheme, two brothers, Charles Sheme and Melanie,Grafton, Joe Sheme and Mary, Shinnston, four sisters, Jean Horner Malone, Brook Park, OH, Almeta Bringman, MI, Kathy Posey, Bridgeport, Sylvia Austin, Grafton, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Audrey Rose Sheme, three brothers, William Donald Sheme, Freddie Sheme, and Tom Sheme.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., on Wednesday December 5, 2018 from 2:00-8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Message of Freedom Church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. D.J. Maley officiating.
He will lie in repose at the church from 9:00 a.m., until the funeral hour.
Interment will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the VFW Memorial City Post #3081, American Legion Taylor County Post #12, Central WVA DAV Chapter 24, and their Auxiliaries, and the WV Army National Honor Guard of Camp Dawson.
Online condolences can be sent to the Sheme family www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sheme family.