Jerry Winford Sheffield, 80, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at FirstHealth Hospice House, surrounded by his family.

Jerry was born in Moore County to the late Donnie and Nettie Moore Sheffield. He graduated from Elise High School. Jerry worked in the textile industry at Klopman Mills and Carthage Fabrics. In retirement, he opened Jerry’s Thrift Shop on Plank Road in Robbins. Jerry had many friends that visited the thrift shop regularly. Jerry was preceded in death by sons: Jason Sheffield, Steven “Big Boy” Sheffield, Christopher McCaskill.

Jerry leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Clara Tyner Sheffield; son: Kenneth W. Sheffield (Dawn); grandchildren: CJ McCaskill, Logan McCaskill, Chloe Lamb; brother: DA Sheffield (Pat); many brothers and sisters in law; nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service will be 3:00 PM, Friday, July 31, 2020 at Kennedy Funeral Home, officiated by Reverend Edwin Moore. Burial will follow at Pine Rest Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 2 to 5 PM, Thursday, July 30, 2020 and on Friday, July 31, 2020 prior to the service at Kennedy Funeral Home.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sheffield family.

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    • Ken, we are so sorry to hear that you have lost your precious father. Condolences and prayers for you, your Mom and all the family. Sending you virtual hugs and prayers for comfort.

  1. With Heart-Felt Sympathy and Prayers 🙏 for Clara and all the family. May God hold you especially close through this difficult time.

  2. We are very sorry for your loss. Jerry was a kind hearted man. Known and loved by many. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. LOTSA love n prayers to MS. Claire and the rest of the family.
    Love Sherri B.
    Courtney & Cheyenne Minor

  3. Jerry was a truly kind man. I saw him frequently at his shop & we often bargained & traded items. He was one of the last of his kind. A person of honor & integrity. I will miss him.

  4. Mrs. Clara and Ken,
    Kim and I are grieved at your loss of Jerry. Such a kind and encouraging man. He will be greatly missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms now and in the days to come. Praying for you. God bless .

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