A memorial service will be held for Forest River Inc. veteran sales manager Jody Kevin Sheets at the RV/MH Hall of Fame on Wednesday (Jan. 24) from 3-7 p.m. Sheets passed away on Jan. 15 at 6:28 p.m. at his home in Bristol, Ind. He was 55.
Sheets last oversaw Forest River’s Wildwood and Sandpiper lines, heading up towable production at the company’s facility in Goshen, Ind.
Sheets was born Aug. 29, 1962, to Joseph Jr. and Wynona (Grose) Sheets in Mishawaka, Ind. After graduating from Penn High School in 1981, Jody went on to pursue his bachelor’s in marketing/communication from Western Michigan University.
He is survived by his children, Scott Sheets of South Bend, Ind., Michael Sheets, Samuel Sheets, both of Elkhart, Ind.; his brother, David (Wendy) Sheets of Osceola, Ind.; nieces and nephews, Jeff Yoder, Jeremy Kristee, Sarah Sheets, Aaron Sheets, and Cory Sheets; his dear friend, Susan Higginbottom-Disch.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Dianne Yoder.
A private cremation committal will also take place. Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway, Osceola, is assisting the family with the arrangements. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations should be made to favorite charities.