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William G. "BIG OHIO" Sheffield III

William G. "BIG OHIO" Sheffield III
  • January 12, 1976 - June 11, 2017
  • Columbus, Ohio
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“Debbie, how sad we were to learn yesterday about your loss of Bill and then Dale Ann as well. Our prayers are with you and your family that you may...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bonnie McCullough - Wheaton, IL

“Deb, Lori and familyOur prayers are with you in the loss of Bill. Also, sorry about Dale Ann. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jim and Barbara Fisher - KY

“Deb, Lori and family, So sorry for your loss. Our prayers will be with you. Also, sorry for the loss of Dale Ann. God Bless You All, Jim & Barb...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Deb,there are no words right now,but reading through the messages here you can see how many of us considered Bill as being "one of my boys". Bill was...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Deb and family: My prayers are with you. Miriam Rader Downing ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Huge hugs stretching from Sweden to you all! Bill was incredible big brother to my best friend and I will never think about a game day at OSU without...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Samantha Hookway - Friend

“Bill was one of our boys and will be missed a whole lot by many,many friends. He was like a big Teddy bear who everyone loved. He was very special...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Bob and Donna Prichard - Lima, OH

“Bill was one of my boys, good memories. He was like a big Teddy bear. Will be missed a lot in my family. We sure loved you. Say Hi to John Barker...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I have known Bill my whole life. He never knew a stranger and he loved his friends and family like they were one in the same. He will be sadly missed...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sarah Nickles - Lima, OH


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William G. 'Bill' Sheffield, III, age 41 of Columbus and formerly of Lima, died Sunday at 2:28 p.m., June 11, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. He was born January 12, 1976 in Lima, Ohio to William Grover and Deborah K. Stuber Sheffield, II. His father preceded him in death and his mother Deborah K. Davis survives in Worthington.

Bill had worked at Worthington Industries in Columbus and Wannemacher Total Logistics in Lima. He was a graduate of Lima Senior High School. He was an avid sports fan of Ohio State, known as Big Ohio. Alsoloved his with his Cleveland Browns, and the Cavs.

Survivors include a brother - John (Stephanie Kincaid) of Columbus; Lauri (Tommy Vorhees) Craft of Cridersville; Mindi (Riley) Raker of Seattle, Washington; nieces and nephews Phierah Davis, Lennon Davis, Tori Helmic, Rachyl Craft, Bill Craft, Sara Craft, and Matilda Raker; step brothers and sisters, many aunts, uncles, cousins, his childhood/best friend - Josh Downard of Akron and his core group of tailgating friends, he considered his second family.

Memorial services will begin 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. In honor of Big Ohio please feel free to show your support by wearing your Ohio State gear.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.