May 24, 2024

Malachi Joseph Sheets, 31, Columbus, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 23, 2018 at Doctors West Hospital in Columbus.

Born March 11, 1987, in Pt. Pleasant, WV, the son of James D. Sheets of Columbus and Mary E. Kozlowski Wolford. He was an HVAC technician for MPW.

He is survived by a son Malachi Joseph Sheets, Jr., his fiance Laura Calhoun; grandmother Linda Lee Sheets of Meigs County, grandfather Joseph Kozlowski of Virginia Beach, VA, step-father Rick Wolford, step-mother Tabatha Sheets; brothers and sisters Sarah Sheets, James Sheets, Elizabeth Sheets; step-brothers and sisters Lloyd, Eric Wolford, Ricky Wolford, Rochell Wolfe, Jesse and Haley Jeffers; nieces and nephews Levi Wolford, James and Javen Sheets, Aubri Johnson, Tyler and Ciley Wolford.

He was preceded in death by grandfather Ezra James Sheets of Meigs County, grandmother Helen Joyce Kozlowski of Newport News, VA, and step-sister Jessica Beth Wolford of Florida.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 3-5 p.m. at Birchfield Funeral Home, with Pastor Larry Lemley officiating. You may sign his register book at