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William Francis Sheehan, Jr.: Loris

1940 – 2021

     William Francis Sheehan, Jr. of Loris passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, at McLeod Loris hospital. Mr. He was 80.

     Mr. Sheehan was born Oct. 26, 1940 in Troy, New York, to the late William Francis Sheehan, Sr., and the late Mary Malik Sheehan.

     Mr. Sheehan served his country with courage, honor, and distinction in the United States Navy. After the Navy Mr. Sheehan worked as machinist, then headed the Research and Development Department of Troy-Bilt/Gardenway. He was a member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Averill Park, New York. Bill had a lifelong passion for both bowling and fishing.

     Survivors include his two sons, Robert W. Sheehan and wife Lisa of Melbourne, Florida and Richard M. Sheehan and wife Dena of Waxhaw; three daughters, Laura Lehtela and husband Juha of Waxhaw, Cheryl Marcus and husband, Erik of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and Amy Stahlman and husband, Sean of Averill Park, New York; nine grandchildren; and two sisters, Diane Rogers and husband Joe of Myrtle Beach and JoAnn Trombly and husband Robert of Chazy, New York.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Sheehan was predeceased by his wife, Diana Kathleen Dunworth Sheehan; and a sister, Betty Alix.

     Private memorial services were planned.

     A guest register is available here.