Obituary of Michael John Sharpe
Michael John Sharpe, 57, of Summerville SC, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2021 after a long battle with cancer.
Services will be held Thursday July 15, 2021. Visitation will be from 11am to 12pm, followed by a memorial service 12-1pm at Simplicity, Low Country Funeral Home, 281 Treeland Drive, Suite C, Ladson, SC 29456
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Leigh Sharpe; two sons, Michael S Sharpe and Wayne Chapman (Trina); a daughter Nicole Chapman; three grandchildren, Chloe Smalarz, Paxton Chapman and Addison Chapman; his parents, Arthur and Patricia Sharpe; four siblings, Arthur Sharpe, John Sharpe, Theresa Johnson and Christina Gangl and several nieces nephews.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Kevin Johnson who brought spiritual comfort to Michael in his last days.
Michael grew up in Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Cicero High School in 1983. He relocated with his wife and son, Michael to South Carolina in 2008. He worked at Boeing in Charleston and was proud to share stories about his day with family and friends.
Thank you Dad,
Thank you for teaching us important life lessons that shaped boys into men and kept us all on the right path.
Thank you for showing us family is not just whose blood you carry but it's who you love and who loves you back.
Thank you for showing us the important things in life and how to kick up our heels on Friday nights!
Thank you for those early mornings and long nights, annual road trips and water slides.
Thank you for showing us the meaning of unconditional love and how to live your best life.
Thank you for forgiving our mistakes and instigating a few together.
Thank you for all the one liners and dad jokes; we’ll use them forever!
Thank you for straightening our golf swing and teaching us all about rock n roll.
Thank you for showing us everyone deserves respect, the Janitor, the mechanic and the CFO!
Thank you for helping us to understand that everyone is different, and yet we are all exactly the same.
Husband, Father, Pappa, Brother,
Son, Uncle, Cousin, or Friend; whatever you are to us, we will all smile at the sound of your name.