Ricky R. Sheets

November 1, 2017

Ricky R. Sheets, 55, of Frankfort, died at 12:45 p.m. November 1 2017 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon, Ind. after an extended illness.  He was born September 12, 1962 in Frankfort, to Melvin L. & Joyce (Nipper) Sheets.  He was previously married to Miriam (Cline) Howe.

Ricky was a graduate of Clinton Central High School and attended Vincennes University.  He was a long-time bartender at the Frankfort Country Club and worked for the City of Frankfort Street Department for several years.  Ricky was a member of the Eagles Lodge.  He enjoyed the Beatles, Miami Dolphins, and old cars, especially his 1967 Oldsmobile Cutlass.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Clinton County Cancer Fund in memory of Ricky.

Survived by:

Companion: Laurie Kimball of Frankfort, Father: Melvin Sheets of Frankfort, Brother: Charles Derrick Sheets of Rossville, 2 Daughters: Kaleigh E. Sheets of Frankfort and Olivia B. Sheets of Kirklin.

Preceded by:

his mother and a daughter, Erin N. Sheets.


Leave your Condolences

17 Condolences for “Ricky R. Sheets”

  1. Johnna Galvan November 2, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Oh my what a shock. This breaks my heart, I am thankful that I was blessed to be your friend Sheetso, you always made me smile. Love you my friend, you will be missed.

  2. Pam Ferguson November 2, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Prayers for the family, He was truly a great person. Always a welcomed hello when you see him.

  3. Mary Kay Baker November 2, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    I am so sorry to hear this. Praying for you all.

  4. Rick and Nancy Timmons November 2, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Rest in our Father Rick. We will always cherish our memories of you and you will be missed.

  5. Marilyn Bowen November 2, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    My sympathy to you for the loss of your dad. Blessings and love to you and family.

  6. Stephanie Teter November 3, 2017 at 8:15 am

    So sorry, Olivia-my deepest and most heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Thinking of you always-Stevie

    • Shady Lane November 3, 2017 at 9:08 am

      So sorry to here about Ricky. He was a good friend and will be missed at the car shows. Shady and Connie Lane

  7. Jacque & Joe Snyder November 3, 2017 at 10:11 am

    We will miss Rick. He was the best bartender the Country Club ever had!! And he was so kind and fun to see and always had that contagious smile. He made everyone happy!! And he was great with kids. He always spoke to them by name. RIP Rick!

  8. Chuck Smith November 3, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    I was sorry to learn of Ricks struggle with cancer and his early demise. My mother, Helen had her final years on earth extended and made more livable due to his live-in presence. He was a fine man and friend. I am sure Helen welcomed him to heaven.

  9. Joni Anderson November 3, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    Please know you are all in my prayers.

  10. Butch & Eileen Huffer November 3, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    So sorry for your loss, we had many enjoyable conversations with Rick when he worked at the Country Club. Our prayers are with you.

  11. Linda Benge November 4, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, prayers and HUGS.

  12. Cindy Gates November 4, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    So sorry to hear this sad news. I worked with Ricky at the county club. We had so many good times working together. He was always kind to everyone and made me feel like part of the country club family when I started! He was a good man. He will be missed!

  13. Dennis & Regina Davey November 4, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    We are deeply saddened by the news of Rick’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  14. Marvin Durham November 5, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    I always remember Rick in high school having a smile and always having fun in everything he did. Prayers to the family.

  15. Matt Crawford November 6, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Gonna miss you Sheetso.

  16. Kenny & Beth Shaff November 7, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    Kaleigh, we are sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you

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