Adam I. Sharp

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Adam Irvine Sharp, 19, of Greenfield, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, shortly after arrival at Wayne County Hospital in Monticello, Ky. following a boating accident on Lake Cumberland.

Adam was born April 21, 1995, in Columbus to David William and Suzanne Irvine Sharp, both of whom survive and reside in Greenfield.

He was a 2013 graduate of Edward Lee McClain High School in Greenfield and had completed his freshman year at Wilmington College, where he was majoring in agriculture business and production and was a member of the Aggies. Adam was a member of Pisgah Mt. Pleasant Federated Church and attended Heritage Memorial Church of Christ in Christian Union. While a student at McClain, he was a member of FFA and served four years on the livestock judging team and three years on the soil judging team. He received the state degree and will be bestowed with the American Degree in October. He was a member of the National Honor Society; a four-year member and team captain of the golf team on which he was a district qualifier, first team All-District and second team All-SCOL. He was also a Life Scout with Boy Scout Troop 190.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Sharp, in April.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, is a brother, Aaron Sharp of Greenfield; grandparents, Betsy Sharp of Bethel Park, Pa. and Janice and Frank Irvine of Greenfield; uncle, Robert Irvine of Greenfield; uncle and aunt, Joseph and Denise Sharp of Washington, Pa., and their children, Rachel, Andrea and Cooper Sharp; aunt, Elizabeth Ford of Eighty-Four, Pa., and her children, Hannah, Stewart and Logan Ford; and his girlfriend, Tara Ann Karnes of Greenfield.

The funeral will be Saturday, July 26 at 1 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Church of Christ in Christian Union with the Rev. Joe B. Stewart and the Rev. Aaron Duvall officiating. Burial will follow in South Salem Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Friday from 4-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Adam Sharp Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Merchants National Bank, 117 S. Washington St., Greenfield, Ohio 45123.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C.H.

Online condolences can be sent at

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Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
554 Washington Avenue Washington Court House, OH 43160
(740) 335-0701
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Published in Times Gazette from July 22 to July 23, 2014