Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.
James Robert Willis, 73, passed away Friday, November 4th surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born March 7, 1943 in Central City, NE to Claude and Gladys (Culbertson) Willis. He graduated from Central City High School in 1961. In 1963 Jim moved to Lincoln with his then wife Jacqulyn Herman. He worked at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co for 35 years. Jim received numerous awards on behalf of his work with Labor Unions and the Democratic Party. He was President of the Rubber Workers Union Local 286 and went on to become the president of the Lincoln Central Labor Union until he retired. He received the Albert W. Bauer award for achievement on behalf of organized labor and The Patriots Award from the Lancaster County Democratic Party. In 2003 he was inducted into the Nebraska State AFL-CIO Labor Leaders Hall of Fame.
Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, photography, and being with his family. He was a great father and friend.
Winfield “Scott” Sheffield, 82, of Lincoln, passed away November 1, 2016 in Lincoln. He was born May 2, 1934 in Omaha, NE to John and Veva (Gould) Sheffield. Scott was a member of D.A.V. and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie # 147, Lincoln. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.
Survived by wife, Diane; sons, Jeff (Michael Ann) Sheffield, Vine Grove, KY; Rod (Cheryl) Sheffield, Murdock, NE; 6 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Joan (Peder) Olson, Omaha, NE.
Preceded in death by parents, 2 brothers, 1 sister and grandson, Jeremy Michael.
Michael Earl McTee, 70, of Republican City Ne died Monday Oct.31st 2016 at Tabitha in Lincoln, Ne.
Michael, also known as Shredder, was born April 20th, 1946 in Hastings, Ne to Earl and LaNore (Wahrer) McTee.
Survivors include four daughters, Jill and Rick Cockle of Lincoln Ne, Mendie McTee of Alma Ne, Abby McTee of Council Bluffs IA, Amy McTee of Shelton, Ne, two step sons, Curt and Katie Kniss of Greely Ne, Corey and Andrea Hartman of Wilber, Ne, six grandsons, Levi Cockle and (fiancé) Josie Boden, Tanner Cockle and (wife) Amanda Cockle, Colby Cockle, all from Lincoln, Ne, Myles McTee of Alma, Ne, Grayson and Nolan Meyer of Shelton, Ne.
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