Kevin Sharp Dies at 43
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Country singer Kevin Sharp has passed away at the age of 43. He died Saturday from ‘ongoing complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues,’ according to his website.
A memorial service celebrating Sharp’s life is being planned in Nashville, Tennessee. Details will be update on Sharp’s website.
Sharp’s fellow country friends sent their thoughts and prayers:
So saddened to hear of the passing of my dear friend and label mate Kevin Sharp. So honored to have known him. So… http://t.co/UzLzo8ZOpk
— bryan_white (@bryan_white) April 20, 2014
My fellow country artist Kevin Sharp Passed away last night and went to spend Easter with Jesus. My prayers to the family.
— Billy Dean (@billydean) April 20, 2014
Thoughts & prayers going out to Kevin Sharp's family, friends & fans. http://t.co/Pyb8qxKbyK
— Rodney Atkins (@RodneyAtkins) April 20, 2014
If anyone wants to make a donation in Kevin’s memory, family is asking it be made to the closest Make A Wish Chapter in the donor’s area so wishes can continue to be granted for other children.
Cards can be sent to:
c/o Sue Veldkamp
PO Box 54646
Cincinnati, OH 45254
Sharp was diagnosed with bone cancer in 1989 and given little chance of recovery. He beat the odds, with his cancer going into remission before recording the #1 hit ‘Nobody Knows.’