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George Julius Sharp Jr.

May 18, 1941 — October 13, 2023

Covington, Louisiana


George Julius Sharp Jr. of Covington, Louisiana passed away October 13, 2023 at the age of 82. George was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 18, 1941 to George Julius Sharp Sr. and Nancy Drucilla Harper Sharp. 

George is preceded in death by his Parents George and Nancy Sharp; his children, Gregory Lionel Sharp and Jerry Wayne Sharp; Siblings Geraldine Phillips, Faye Willie, Devon Wells, Beatrice Johnson, Hilda Crockett, Marion Willie, and Ethel Willie. 

He is survived by his children George Delwood Sharp (Jeanene), Daughter-in-law Jo Anne; Grand-children Brett Sharp (Sonya) Robert Sharp (Crystal), Charles Pellegrin (Wendy), Taylor Sharp (Emily); Great Grandchildren Brylie Sharp, Bryton Sharp, Carleigh Sharp, Ellie Sharp, Scarlett Sharp, Tallon Sharp, and lots of nieces and nephews. 

Until his retirement, George was a diesel mechanic for over 20 years working overseas in Warri Nigeria for Nexco incorporated. He spoke often of the many people he met and became friends with from different countries and states. He had some crazy and memorable moments. He loved sitting outside, barbecuing, boiling crabs, crawfish peanuts, and shooting the breeze with his family and friends. He enjoyed going and spending time with his sons, grandsons, and friends at the dragway while racing their cars and trucks. He delighted in his casino trips. He will be missed by so many but know, he is at peace.

A celebration of life will take place on Saturday October 28, 2023 at the Bogue Chitto State Park 17049 State Park Blvd. Franklinton, Louisiana 79438  Pavillion #2 from 11:00- Till

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