Ronnie Lee Sherrill

January 3, 1947 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 74)


Ronnie Lee Sherrill, 74, of Kannapolis passed away Friday, December 17, 2021 at his home. He was born January 3, 1947 in Iredell County, a son of the late Cletus (Bill) and Grace Sherrill. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Isaac Carawan.

Ronnie retired from Dan River Mills as a Plant Manager. He was a graduate of A.L. Brown High School, Brevard College and Catawba College. He was an outstanding basketball player in his high school and college days. Ronnie also enjoyed playing golf, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel officiated by his son,  Pastor Jon Sherrill.  Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery in Sherrills Ford. His family will receive friends prior from 11 to 12 at Whitley’s.

Ronnie is survived by his son, Jon Sherrill (Kristen), daughter, Leigh Ann Carawan (Scott), grandchildren, Emily, Caleb, Noah, Josiah, Joseph, Abigail, great grandchild, Nora, brother , Eddie Sherrill, and nephews, Josh and Garrett Sherrill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, PO Box 593 China Grove, NC 28023.

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December 21, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home

Funeral Service
December 21, 2021

12:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC 28083


Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery
4136 Mt Pleasant Rd
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673

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