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Sidney McCluer Sherrard
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Obituary for Sidney McCluer Sherrard

Sidney McCluer Sherrard, 80, of Martinsville, VA passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Sovah Health-Martinsville. He was born in Roanoke, VA to the late Sidney Shipman Sherrard and Nelle Loomis McCluer Sherrard. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step-mother, Betty Ramey Sherrard.

Mr. Sherrard graduated in 1955 from Andrew Lewis High School. He was a graduate of Roanoke College and graduated from George Peabody College with a MS in Library Science. He worked for the Virginia State Library and Virginia Commonwealth University Academic Library before coming to Martinsville. He worked as the technical services librarian at Blue Ridge Regional Library for 29 years. He was a hard-working man who helped others and did so quietly and was a loving husband and father.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice King Sherrard of the home; sons, Jonathan McCluer Sherrard and wife, Catherine of West Palm Beach, FL and Jarrod Michelin Sherrard of the home; and sister, Martha Rine of Springfield, VA.

Services will be held at a later date.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory Martinsville, VA is serving the Sherrard family.


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