He was born in Imperial to Ernie S. Sheets and Teresa D. James. He was a freshman at Hayes Center High School, where he played football and basketball.
He was a member of the Union Congregational Church Youth Group.
Survivors include his father, Ernie Sheets of Hayes Center; stepmother, Tammy Watkins of Palisade; two brothers, Preston Sheets of Hayes Center and Devin Watkins of Palisade; two sisters, Taylr Trisdale and Isabell Sheets, both of Palisade; grandparents, Henry and Kitty Sramek of Palisade and Geanne Kimball of Harlingen, Texas; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins; and a host of friends.
Services will be Friday, 10:30 a.m., at the Hayes Center High School Gym with the Rev. Fay Ann Blaylock officiating. Interment will be in the Hayes Center Cemetery.
Visitation will be today, during business hours, and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.
Condolences can be left at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Memorials are being accepted in his name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.