Samuel Clyde Sharpton age 88 years and 6 months of Pine Knot, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at his home.
He was born August 13, 1931 in Walton County, Georgia to Pat Sharpton and May (East) Sharpton.
Preceding him in death are his parents; brothers Jerry and Thomas Sharpton; a sister Edna Ruth Jason; step-children, Debbie Canada, Jackson King; step-granddaughters Elizabeth King, Brandy Nichole King; and daughter in-law Margie King.
Clyde leaves behind his wife, Fayrene (Kidd) Sharpton, whom he married, September 18, 2012; step-children, Susie Howard (and Ken) of Alburn, Georgia, Ricky Guffey (and Becky) of Lawrenceville Georgia, Martin King (and Brenda), Dwight King (and Billie) Wayne King, Abbie Stephens, all of Pine Knot, Kentucky, Richard King (Daphne) of Whitley City, Kentucky; brothers, Wayne Sharpton (and Pam) of Alburn, Georgia, Gene Sharpton of Pikeville, Kentucky, and a sister Shirley Cook of Alburn, Georgia.
Also surviving are 23 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of family and friends to mourn his passing.
Clyde worked as a mechanic for over 22 years. He also drove a tractor trailer truck and worked for the County of Gwinnett in Georgia. Clyde also enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding motorcycles, spending time telling jokes and stories to his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral service will be Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Gene Sharpton officiating. Burial to follow in the King-Meadows Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation on Saturday from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the funeral home.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.