Samuel “Sam” Albert Sharpe Jr., died Monday, November 29, 2021. He was born in White Sulphur Springs, Mont., on November 11, 1962, to the late Samuel A. Sharpe Sr., and Betty Anthony Sharpe. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Lumsden, and a granddaughter, Olivia Beaver.

Sam was a graduate of West Iredell High School and served in the Army National Guard. He was self-employed for over 10 years and was currently employed with VIP Workforce. Sam loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and four-wheeling.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Sheila McHargue Sharpe; two sons, Nic Sharpe and Kevin King; two daughters, Megan Sharpe (Daniel Beaver) and Christina Childers (David); a sister, Peggy Robbins (Mark);10 grandchildren, Tyler Broome, Monica Wall (Phillip), Steven Childers, Elly Childers, Danielle Beaver, Kathrine Beaver, Dylan Parsons, Sammy King, Makayla King, and Jacquelyn King; and one great-grandchild, Phillip Byron Wall.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, December 3, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ervel Jones officiating. The family will visit with friends following the service.

Memorials may be given to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Fond memories and condolences may be sent to

Nicholson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

1 thought on “Samuel Albert Sharpe Jr.

  1. The best man I’ve ever been lucky enough to have known. There’s no amount of words to describe the amount of loss our family has experienced. Not because of his siblings or even his grown children at this point. But the inability for the babies to ever be able to say the same about him too. I named my second son Samuel in hopes he could one day even be half the man his namesake was. His memory will live strong with many for generations to come. I love you dad.

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