W. Glenn Sheets, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 2nd at the age of 78. He showed great courage for the last 12 months as he battled complications from a stroke.
He began his successful career in residential construction in 1979 until retirement in 2019. Sheets Construction Company was named “Small Business Company of the Year” by the Baton Rouge Business Report in 1985. He dedicated a large portion of his life to spreading the Word of God and teaching others about the Kingdom of God. He was the first person most people called when they needed prayer. He had a great love for baseball, fishing, LSU sports, making new friends, and flying his own airplane. He was a caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.
He is survived by Elaine Sheets, mother of two of his children Leanne S. Willie (Mark) and Jennifer Sheets. They were married for 25 years. Also survived by his oldest daughter Nicole S. Mabry, whose mother Susan Freshwater Brown preceded Glenn in death in 2019. Survived by stepson Jeffrey Loup (Margaret), his younger siblings Ronald Sheets, and Kim Sheets (Dena), and his stepmother Marge Sheets. He also leaves behind 7 grandchildren who he cherished greatly, Clyde and Holland Mabry, Clayton and Olivia Loup, Malea Perrine, Amani Pounds, and Madalyn Willie.
He was preceded in death by his parents Whilman and Molly Mae Sheets and two younger siblings, Susan Doran (Doug) and Danny Sheets (Leslie).
The family wishes to extend sincere thanks to Landmark South and Life Source Hospice for their wonderful care for Glenn until the very end. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatorouge.com.
Visitation will take place in the chapel at the Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy, 70816 on Friday June 10th from 12:00 PM until services at 2:00 PM. Interment will immediately follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.