Max Norman Sheets, 84, of Forest, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2020 at his home. Max was born Aug. 17, 1936, at their home, near Michigantown. He was the youngest of five boys. Max enjoyed fishing and hunting in the nearby woods in his early years.
Max graduated from Michigantown H.S. in 1954. He served in the United States Marines from 1954-1957. He married Shirley Temple, Aug. 25, 1957, after meeting on a blind date. Max attended Purdue University and graduated in 1961. He attended Michigan State, on a National Science Foundation Grant. He received a master’s in science in 1966. Max taught industrial arts and middle school science in the Kokomo schools for 34 years. He served on the Russiaville ambulance for 19 years. He was a member of the Forest United Methodist Church and served many positions. Max enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing and enjoying nature and was a lifelong collector of Volkswagens. He enjoyed eating out with a retired teachers group, Romeos (retired old men eating out).