Mr. Jerry "Woot" Sheffield, 79 of Valdosta passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Sheffield was born March 5, 1940 to the late Clarence & Catherine Herndon Sheffield. He served in the United States Army from 1960-1964. He worked in the cable tv business for years and was often referred to as the cable man . Mr. Sheffield was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and sports.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty Cornelius Sheffield of Valdosta; daughters, Melissa (Dale) Mims of Valdosta, and Dr. Jeri Lynn Sheffield of Valdosta; granddaughter, Brittany (Joseph) Brown of Valdosta; great grandson, Camerin Rigdon, his pride and joy; brother, Larry (Paula) Sheffield of Naylor; sisters, Nancy (Bill) Parker of Valdosta, Dorothy Skiles of TX, and Mary Catherine Davidson of Colorado; several nieces & nephews. Mr. Sheffield was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy Sheffield, Burton Sheffield, and Charles Sheffield; and one sister, Margaret Smith.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Hahira United Methodist Church.
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