Thomas Burford Sheen passed away on January 7th at the age of 78. He was born September 29, 1940 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hospital to Burford Olney Sheen and Vivienne Esther (Slankard) Sheen.
He graduated from Santa Maria High School in 1958 then entered the Army and was honorably discharged April 22, 1962.
He spent his life working in the oil fields throughout the state and offshore as well until retirement in the 1990's.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter Haven Paige Scarborough. He is survived by his wife of 38 years Cindy, daughters Coby Scarborough, Tara Fillpot (Steve) and a son Bret Sheen (Chris). He is also survived by two brothers Chuck (Diane) and Mike (Jane) plus grandchildren Jena Scarborough, Maya Hawes, Cassidy Sheen, Madeline Sheen, Vivienne Sheen, Cooper Fillpot and numerous nieces and nephews.
A small service will be held at the VA memorial in the Santa Maria Cemetery at 1:30 on Sunday with a celebration of life following.
Arrangements are in the care of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Crematory. Sympathy notes and words of support may be expressed at www.magnermaloney.com.
Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Crematory
600 East Stowell Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone: 805-925-2753 Fax: 805-922-4930