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 Deacon Carl Sheffield

Deacon Carl Milledge Sheffield

Saturday, February 27th, 1954 - Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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IN LOVING MEMORY


Lifelong resident of Passaic, New Jersey, Deacon Carl Milledge Sheffield was born on February
27, 1954 to Eddie and Zonnie Mae Sheffield. On June 28, 2020, Carl made the transition to his
heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Carl was a devoted member of the Roger Williams Baptist Church in Passaic, New Jersey. He
was an active servant that enjoyed singing praises to God with the Male Chorus and spreading
the gospel of Jesus Christ through the Homeless Outreach Ministry. Carl answered the call to
expand his reach within the church and in January 2014 he became ordained as a Deacon.

For several years, Carl worked for the insulated cable products manufacturer, The Okonite
Company when it was located in Passaic. He also worked for the City of Passaic, Department of
Code Enforcement & Zoning.

Carl had a laid back personality and handsome smile that could light up any room. His sense of
humor quickly turned strangers into friends. Carl also had a brilliant way of flawlessly executing
jokes that would have you on the edge of your seat until the punchline which was always met
with a roar of laughter from the audience. Carl adored his family and doted on his grandnephew
Cam, who loves his Uncle Carl just the same.

Carl is predeceased by

his younger brother,
Daryl Sheffield
and their parents
Eddie Sheffield and
Zonnie Mae (Herrin) Sheffield

To carry on his legacy, Carl
leaves two sisters
Loretta Hill of Passaic Park, NJ
and Jacqueline (Sheffield) Hilliard of Clifton, NJ

three nephews
Gerard Hill
Shawn Sheffield
and Daniel Hilliard;

his niece,
Zonnita Hilliard
grandnephew Camren “Cam”
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Roger Williams Baptist Church
    Address
    362 Oak St.
    PASSAIC, NJ 07055
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 |
    When
    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
    Location
    Roger Williams Baptist Church
    Address
    362 Oak St.
    PASSAIC, NJ 07055
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    by invite only
    Officiant
    Rev. William B. Davidson
  • Interment

    Location
    E. Ridgelawn Crematory

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Marianne Herbert

Posted at 07:49am
RIP my Friend, I'm sure going to miss that smile! 🙂❤🌹💐 We shared so many memories "Graduating Class of 71" Passaic Indians, Peace be with you my Forever Friend 🙏🌹🌻🏈
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