James Carlisle Sheesley, 79, Indiana, passed away Friday, June 3, 2022, while at the Latrobe Area Hospital.
The son of Carlisle B. and Doris (Johnson) Sheesley, he was born October 29, 1942 at his residence in Ernest, PA.
Jim was a 1960 graduate of Marion Center High School and graduated later from Dubois Business College. As a veteran of the United States Army he was stationed in Germany from 1962-64, after which he served in the National Guard from 1964-66.
Jim was employed by Sheesley Electric and also worked in health care accounting through Communities at Indian Haven, Beacon Ridge, and Affinity Health Services from where he retired. He also was employed as an IRP (Immediate Response Person) for Citizens Ambulance Service in the capacity as a Paramedic.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the American Legion.
His interests included golf, shuffleboard and playing the guitar in his Florida band Jersey Bob and The Drifters. Jim will be remembered as a loving husband and a friend to many.
Surviving is his wife of 52 years, Mary (Thomas) Sheesley; a sister, Kimberley (David) Fulmer, Marion Center; three brothers, John “Jack” W. (Emmajean) Sheesley, Dunedin, FL; Greg (Bonnie) Sheesley, Indiana, and Brent (Connie) Sheesley, DuBois, PA.
Preceding Jim in death were his parents.
Friends will be received on Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home.
An addition hour of visitation will be held Friday, June 10, 2022 from 10 to 11 a.m. at which time funeral services will be conducted in the Lefdahl Chapel with Pastor Bill Blair, officiating.
Interment in the Greenwood Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorial donations be made to the Grace United Methodist, 712 Church Street, Indiana, PA 15701