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Gary Mitchell Sheffield

July 20, 1954 — February 1, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Gary Mitchell Sheffield, 68, of Tallahassee, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, February 5, 2023, at Cobb-Suncrest Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:00-1:45PM Sunday at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

Born July 20, 1954, in Moultrie, Georgia, he was the son of the late James Emory Sheffield and Ruby Laura Chaney Sheffield.  Mr. Gary retired from Tallahassee Memorial Hospital as a nurse with over 30 years of dedicated service.   He enjoyed running cross country and participating in a variety of other sports.  Mr. Gary loved being outdoors, especially camping.    He will always be remembered as a kindhearted and generous person who was very special to those who knew him.  

Survivors include his daughter, Rebecca Miles and husband Eric of Toccoa, GA; life partner, Robert Richard Rains of Tallahassee, FL; granddaughter, Cora Christina Ann Miles; numerous family members and friends.

The family requested in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to LBDA (Lewy Body Dementia Association) 912 Killian Hill Road SW Suite 205, Lilburn, GA. 30047.    www.lbda.org

Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.  Please sign the online guestbook at cobbfuneralchapel.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gary Mitchell Sheffield, please visit our flower store.

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Sunday, February 5, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens

37 Camilla Highway
Moultrie, GA 31768

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Sunday, February 5, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens

37 Camilla Highway
Moultrie, GA 31768

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