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“David made a big impact in a small amount of time, for his personality was full of life and faith. It is good for his legacy to live on in his...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Jane Brummer, MD - Clyde, NC

“Bo,Chris and Ann i'm sorry for your loss and i will keep you in my thoghts and prayers. and Bo i will always remember him asking us if we had a ready...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: scott corbin - waynesville, NC

“Ann- Your father's infectious laugher will sorely be missed. Please know that we love you and are praying for you. If you need anything,...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Hannah Bryson - Canton, NC

“Bo & Family, We are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Please know you and your Family are in our Thoughts and Prayers! ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Gary & Christy Plemmons - NC

“Please accept my condolences for your loss, of David. I am a first cousin. I am the daughter of Talmadge and Elsie Sheehan. My dad and Clay were...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Fleeta Sheehan Mack - hickory, NC

“To Ann, Chris, Bo and Claudette, I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Just always remember...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Vera Thomasson Connor - NC

“To the Sheehan and Allison families, I was so saddened to hear of David passing away. He and Cora became such good friends while I was working on...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Sid Hendricks - Fletcher, NC

“Thanks for the laughter and the stories. You will be missed. Give Cora a hug from Gabriel and I! ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Deanne Maule - Fayetteville, AR

“Dear Sheehan Family, Please accept our prayers and deepest sympathy in the passing of your loved one. David picked up loads of paper countless...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: George Shepard - Canton, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss!! He and Cora are looking down on all of you now. My thoughts are with all of you!! ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy Leopard - Clyde, NC

“I share in your grief for David. I'm glad that God did not let him suffer long. May God be with all of you and give you the strength you need...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Phyllis Plemmons - Waynesville, NC

“Ann, Words seem inadequate to express the sadness I feel for you in the loss of your Daddy. Please know that I am keeping you and your family in my...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Kila Thompson - Canton, NC

“We got to know David when we came for a visit to N.C. Arnie and David became good buddies the one day they got together. Thats the kind of guy...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Lorretta and Arnie Dahlenburg - IN

“Thru Thick and Thin Dave was ALWAYS my Father-in-law. He was one of the most amazing men I have ever known. He IS one of my son's(Trey) hero and will...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Jennifer Clark Sheehan Franklin - NC

“I will never forget David's sense of humor. He loved Cora so much and now they are together again. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Teresa Smith - Clyde, NC

“Going to miss your loudness. I LOVED YOU OLD MAN ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Claudette Allison - Waynesville, NC


Waynesville, William David Sheehan, age 66, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at The Homestead. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late William Tyler and Annie Robena Williams Sheehan. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Cora Lee Sheehan, who passed away in 2011; one sister, Betty S. Gaddis; and one brother, Marvin Bruce Sheehan, Sr. David was an independent truck driver. He loved being with his family and friends and enjoyed woodworking. He is survived by a daughter, Ann Sheehan, of Waynesville; two sons, Bo Sheehan and his wife, Sara, of Waynesville and Chris Sheehan and his wife, Misty, of Canton; one sister, Margaret Moody and her husband, Eugene, of Waynesville; two brothers, Charles Sheehan his wife, Nadine, of Dillsboro and Carroll Sheehan and his wife, Linda, of Waynesville; two sister-in-laws, Claudette Allison and Stephanie St. Pierre; a brother-in-law, Lewis Allison and his wife, Lisa; five grandchildren, Trey Sheehan, Adam and Megan Hardesty, and Kayla and Lacey Meadows; two great-grandchildren, Nala Meadows and Allison Vogan; many nieces and nephews; and "Harley" his faithful companion. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park with Reverend Maurice Sheehan officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville and at other times, at the home of Bo and Sara Sheehan.

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