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Faris Joseph Sheheen

ROCK HILL -- Mr. Faris Joseph "Papa" Sheheen, 73, of 553 Woodvale Drive, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2008, at his home.

Services for Mr. Sheheen will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, with the Rev. Jerry Devinney officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park on South Cherry Road.

Mr. Sheheen was a native of Camden, S.C., and was the oldest of seven children born to the late Nacieppe and Eva Shirley Sheheen. He was a retired superintendent of shipping at Georgia-Pacific and a member of Pinetuck Golf Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Frank Bobo, and by his brother, Norman Sheheen.

Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Shirley Ogburn Sheheen; three daughters, Marie Sheheen Jackson and husband, Terry L. Jackson, of Catawba; Trudy Sheheen Selzer and husband, Steve Selzer, of York and Tina Sheheen Bobo; his son, Kent J. Sheheen of Murrells Inlet; nine grandchildren, Nikki Hankins, Matt Jackson, Shannon Sheheen, Courtney Sheheen, Alyn Sheheen, Luke Selzer, Dustin Selzer, Pierce Bobo and Jake Bobo; two stepgrandchildren, Clint Lawrence and Josh Lawrence; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, and other times at home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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