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December 19, 1946 ~ October 7, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Johnny “Papa J” Sharpe, 76, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at his home in Alexander County.
He was born on Thursday, December 19, 1946 in Alexander County, the son of the late Ralph and Alta Mae Sharpe.
Mr. Sharpe worked as a cabinet maker-job-coordinator at Statesville Fixtures before retiring. He was of the Baptist faith and loved to watch Tar Heel basketball, work with computers, and keeping up with friends and family through social media.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: step-mother, Maxine Sharpe; second wife, Ruth Ann; children, Ronald Lee Sharpe and Jessica Renee Sharpe.
Those left to cherish the memory of Johnny include: his children, Teresa Hicks (Scott), Pam Sharpe, Wesley Sharpe; his brother, Jim Sharpe (Joy); his first wife, Jessica Johnson; his grandchildren, Jonathan Hicks (Emily), Joshua Hicks (Jessica), Kelly Baity (David), Shannon Pennell (Mandie), Jessica Setzer, Molly Setzer, Andrew Sharpe (Lauren), Lexie Stewart (Justin), Jonni Moore, Westin “Journey” Sharpe; his great-grandchildren, Chloe, Logan, Lyla, Leanne, Avery, Kreighton, Kason, Karissa, Noah, Ella, Luke, Annaleigh, Brody, Charli, Everleigh, Skyleigh, and Nayely.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Noon, Saturday, October 14, 2023 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Curtis White will officiate.
Memorials may be made to a hospice of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services are honored to be serving the family of Johnny “Papa J” Sharpe.