LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of William Sheetz of the United States at age 110. He was born in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, United States on 17 May 1906 to German-born parents. His family later moved to Harrisburg. Sheetz was a brother to 6 siblings, a husband, and a father to one daughter.

On his 109th birthday. (Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune)

On his 109th birthday.
(Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune)

During World War II, he worked at the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot and developed an automatic railroad stop system that was later patented. Following his retirement, he and his wife took up raising and exhibiting West Highland Terriers. Sheetz was a board member of the Harrisburg Kennel Club and also belonged to the Progress Church of God. Remarkably, he was still driving at the age of 100.

Sheetz passed away in Englewood, Florida, USA, on 28 May 2016, at the age of 110 years, 11 days. He was survived by his daughter, three grandchildren, four great-grandsons, and one great-great-granddaughter.

LongeviQuest congratulates William Sheetz’s family on his posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Sheetz’s Directory Profile here.