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William Virgil (Bill) “Mountain Man” Sheffield

William Virgil (Bill) “Mountain Man” Sheffield

July 3, 1938 – September 8, 2022

William Virgil (Bill) “Mountain Man” Sheffield of Pine Hill, AL died September 8, 2022 at his home. He was born July 3, 1938 in Selma, AL to Virgil and Mary Sheffield. He was a former pipe fitter and cattleman and was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Hestle Sheffield; son, Will Sheffield; two daughters, Lori Garris (Brad) and Alicia Nettles; two step daughters, Susanna Few (Jon) and Christine Day (Philip); two step sons, William Chapman and Teddy Paul (Audra); brother, Ralph Sheffield; sister, Janice Izzarone; sixteen grandchildren, John Marshall Garris, Olivia Bradley Garris, Ali Nettles, John Neil Nettles, Austin Criswell, Hunter Sheffield, Gracey Sheffield, Richard Grant, Hannah Powell, Miranda Few, Jake Paul, Mollie Paul, Merri Beth Day, Anna Kate Day, Chris Paul Day, and Kylie Jones; five great grandchildren, Andrew Criswell, Axel Criswell, Addilyn Rivers, Rosie Paul, and Walker Powell.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Leah (Boozie) Grant, and step daughter, Jennifer Paul Jones.

Funeral services were held at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 11:00 am with Rev. Heath Moon officiating. Burial followed at Pine Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Tate Thomas, Roger Sheffield, Jon Few, Brad Garris, Teddy Paul, Dereck Autry, Shane Sheffield and Jared Moon.

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Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home and Crematory.

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