Omas “Ardell” Sheets, 64 of Littlestown, PA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Monday, September 13, 2021, at the Hanover Hospital. Born July 15, 1957, in Rockingham County, VA, he was the son of the late John Omas Sheets, Jr. and Mary Willodene “Willie” Sheets, nee Fishback; beloved partner of 28 years to Cathy Boyd; loving brother of Lorie Ann Sheets, formerly Lorie Ann Ruch and Blevins of Westminster; devoted stepfather of Stacey Myers and her husband Todd; World’s Best Pappy to Isaac, Jonah, Elijah, and Eliana Myers of Littlestown, PA; cherished uncle of Michael W. Ruch, Jr. of Owings Mills, devoted uncle and godfather of Megan N. Womer and her husband John Womer; great uncle of Caleb, Aiden, and Emelynn Womer all of Stevensville and also survived by his three fur babies, Dusty, Duke, and Nova.
Ardell drove large trucks his whole life for a living. He was a member of the Eagles, VFW, AM Vets of Hanover, Gettysburg Moose Lodge, Hanover Home, McSherrystown Home, and Sons of the American Legion. He enjoyed life to the fullest, always ready with a wisecrack to evoke a laugh. He loved his yearly trip to NASCAR races and other adventures. He liked watching classic western movies, custom car building shows, and will be missed for his delicious cooking, especially his fried chicken and fish. He will be remembered as a loyal friend who was always available to lend a hand to those who asked. Ardell was a loving family member, who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, always bringing humor to any situation. He will be greatly missed by many.
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Monday, September 27, 2021, at the MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 91 Willis Street, Westminster (21157) and where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park, Sykesville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to Forever Love Rescue, 39 Queen Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 or www.foreverloverescue.com, or to Furry Friends Network, P.O. Box 519, Boiling Springs, PA 17007 or www.furryfriendsnetwork.com. Online condolences may be offered at www.myersdurborawfh.com.