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Richard Sheehy Sr.

March 18, 1925 - March 18, 2016
Muskegon, MI



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Gideons International
PO Box 140800
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 564-5000
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Silversides Museum
1346 Bluff Street
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1230
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Life Story / Obituary


Sheehy, Mr.

Richard Merrill


Mr. Richard Merrill Sheehy, age 90, passed away Friday, March 18, 2016. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan on May 7, 1925 to Earl & Effie (Millis) Sheehy and married the former Glenna (Kops) Olson on May 7, 2001. Mr. Sheehy served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later had been employed as a Defense Contractor for Continental for 30 years until retiring. Richard was a member of Dalton Baptist Church & Calvary Memorial Church as well as the Don Rea V.F.W. #8846. Richard enjoyed traveling, sight seeing, chasing waterfalls, woodworking and was known for being mechanically inclined and able to fix anything.


Wife, Glenna Sheehy; children, Richard "Richie" Sheehy, Jr., Carolyn (Darry) Hichue, David (Tami) Sheehy, Cheryl (Bruce) Tyler, Debra K. Guilbault, Aldon Olson Jr., Charles (Mona) Olson, Debra (Darrell) Crawford; many grandchildren & great grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Laurie) Longsdorf, Wilford "Sonny" Longsdorf. He is preceded in death by sons, Roger & Dale Sheehy; brother, Haydon; sisters, Rosalee & Audrey; first wife, Betty (Demoor) Sheehy.

MEMORIAL: Please make memorial contributions to the Gideons International or Silversides Museum.

Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon