Kevin Lee Sharpe
Shores - Kevin Lee Sharpe passed away peacefully at home on February
16, 2018 after a long illness. He was 66. Born on July 6, 1951 in
Teaneck, NJ, he was the oldest son of the late Charles and Evelyn
Sharpe of Holiday, FL, formerly of Circleville, NY and Waldwick, NJ.
Kevin is survived by his beloved wife and soul mate of over 40 years,
Sherry Robinson Sharpe of Southern Shores, NC; two daughters, Rose
Katherine Sharpe and Daisy Kristina Sharpe-Lugo of Kitty Hawk, NC;
three grandchildren, Jordan Lee Sharpe, Simara Lynne Lugo and Jacob
Lugo; and three brothers, Jeffrey, Michael and Stephen Sharpe.
A 1969 graduate of Middletown (NY) High School, he was a member of the
Varsity Soccer team and Middies Marching and Concert Band. A U.S. Army
veteran, he graduated from the U.S. Army Security Agency School at Fort
Devens, MA and served a tour of duty in Viet Nam. Kevin was a master
carpenter who managed his own construction business in Westbrookville,
NY for over 25 years, and was project manager on several residential
and commercial projects throughout the Hudson Valley. After retiring to
Southern Shores in 2008, Kevin became a millwork specialist and
department head at Home Depot in Kitty Hawk, NC and also worked for
Bluewater Restorations in Jarvisburg. He was an active board member for
the Southern Shores Landing Property Owners Association.
In addition, Kevin was a talented musician, who played drums and guitar
in various bands in the 1970ís, 80ís and 90ís. An avid reader of
science fiction, he was also a lifelong, self-taught scholar of history
No visitation. Friends and family are invited to a memorial service w/
military honors celebrating Kevinís life on Saturday, February 24, 2018
at 11:00 am at Gallop funeral home in Nags Head, NC. A luncheon
reception will follow at home.
Charitable donations can be made to St. Judeís Childrenís Hospital, the American Cancer Society or the Nature Conservancy.
Condolences to the family may be expressed via the on-line register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. Nags Head
was entrusted with arrangements.