Adam Sharp

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

Adam was born on April 21, 1995, in Columbus, Ohio 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. He 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 also was a member of the National Honor Society; was a four-year member and team captain of the golf team of 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 No. 190.

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

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a brother, Aaron Sharp of Greenfield; grandparents, Betsy Sharp of Bethel Park, Pa. and Janice and Frank Irvine of Greenfield; an uncle, Robert Irvine of Greenfield, uncle and aunt, Joseph and Denise Sharp of Washington, Pa. and their children, Rachel, Andrea and Cooper Sharp; an 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 on 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. The burial will follow in South Salem Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church on Friday from 4 to 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, OH 45123.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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Published in News Journal from July 22 to July 23, 2014
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