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Jerry Lee Sharp

August 24, 1941 ~ July 8, 2021 (age 79)

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Jerry Lee Sharp, 79

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend Jerry Lee Sharp, 79, of Pinecreek, Idaho, passed away July 8, 2021 at the Kootenai Medical Center of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.  Jerry was born August 24, 1941 in Pitcher, Oklahoma. Jerry was the son of the late Walter and Opal (Wilson) Sharp

Jerry met the love of his life Oriel Turner and on June 30th 1977, they were united in marriage in Pioche, Nevada. Together they raised six children.

Jerry had an adventures spirit for the outdoors. He loved going to hunting camp with his family and close friends. He also loved fishing and always had a story to tell about the one that got away. Jerry was a talented wood worker. He enjoyed repurposing old barn wood and building custom furniture for family and friends. Jerry also enjoyed playing golf with his buddies but at the end of the day Jerry loved nothing more than tending to the garden with his wife Oriel.

Jerry was a family man and it showed. He loved spending his time with them and was very proud to be a father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Jerry will be missed dearly by all that knew him but his spirit and legacy will carry on with his family and friends.  

Jerry is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years Oriel Sharp of Pinecreek, Idaho; six children Jeri Lynn (David) Silva,  of Smelterville, Idaho, Ron (Stacy)Sharp of Absarokee, Montana, Darin (Yuronda) Baldwin of Absarokee, Montana, Darrell (Andrea) Baldwin of Kellogg, Idaho, Teresa (Murray) Sauer of Pinecreek, Idaho and JoDean (Brian) Sharp of Lake Stevens, Washington; 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Jerry is also survived by 4 siblings Bob Sharp of Pinecreek, Idaho, Jim (Terry) Sharp of Kellogg, Idaho, Ron (Diana) Sharp of Pinecreek, Idaho and Patty (Jerry) Booth of Camp Point, Illinois and numerous nieces and nephews.  Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Bill Sharp.

Please remember Jerry by his many stories, adventures and memories that were shared together.

Cremation will be held and no service will take place per Jerry’s wishes.

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