Jerry Joseph Sheffield

Jul 28, 1960 - Jul 11, 2020

Jerry Joseph Sheffield

July 28, 1960 - July 11, 2020


Jerald (Jerry) Joseph Sheffield, 59, of Ocala, FL, went home to be with the Lord on July 11, 2020.
Jerry was born in Ocala, FL to Margaret and Jerald Sheffield on July 28, 1960. He attended high school at Pinellas Park and graduated in 1978. He worked as an Insurance Agent for 40 years with the majority of those years at Mid-State Insurance Center Inc. in Floral City. He faithfully served at Central Baptist Church for 31 years. He served in children's ministry, led men's Bible study, and served on the O.C.A. School Board as Chairman. He was most known for loving the Lord, serving others, being a true definition of a friend, and being a faithful witness for Jesus Christ. Jerry enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He especially loved taking his grandchildren fishing and swimming on the Rainbow River in Dunnellon, watching them compete in sports, dance in ballet, and serve in the church. He took great pride in his children and loved them and his wife with his whole heart. Jerry is survived by his wife of 31 years, Betty Sheffield of Ocala, daughter, Cheryl Sweet (Nathan) of St. Augustine, son, Steven Day (Rachel) of Sullivan, MO, siblings, Daniel Lankford, James Sheffield (Linda), and Rhonda Skellenger (Kevin), grandchildren, Thomas Sweet, Jack Day, and Hannah Day, Aunt, Evelyn Harper, Uncle, Howard Sheffield, and four nieces and two nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Jerald Sheffield, mother, Margaret Sheffield, and brother Baby Boy Sheffield.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to one of the following:

Missionary Peter Banfe's Bible Fund for Burma (

Central Baptist Church Mission Fund

Mision Vida Nuevo (


Committal Service
Thu, Jul 16, 2020
Dunnellon Memorial Gardens

10939 SW 210th Avenue
Dunnellon, FL 34431

Immediately Following Funeral Services

Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Central Baptist Church

1714 SE 36th Ave
Ocala , FL 34471

Funeral Service
Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Central Baptist Church

1714 SE 36th Ave
Ocala , FL 34471

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