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Stephen Sheedy

Stephen O’Neil Sheedy, 60, a longtime resident of Knox City, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. A funeral service was held Dec. 5, 2020 at the Foursquare Churchin in Knox City with Rev. Gary Schnable officiating. Burial followed at Benjamin Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes.

Stephen was born April 22, 1960 in Big Spring, to Virginia (Turner) and Jackie Sheedy. He married Cassandra Herron on Aug. 14, 2007 in Benjamin. He worked as a Farm Manager with the Spike Box Ranch for 15 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Stephen especially loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Cassandra Sheedy of Knox City; father Jackie Sheedy of Knox City; sons Heston Perry of Sulphur Springs, Nick Lewis and wife Amanda of Arlington, Terrell O’Neil Sheedy and wife Payton of Mt. Pleasant; daughters Shellbi Perry and fiancé Cody Wright of Garland and Katie Rae Sheedy of Mt. Pleasant; many grandsons and granddaughters; brother Mike Sheedy and wife Kay of Knox City; sister Mitzi Welch and husband Shane of Knox City; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mother Virginia Sheedy.

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