Sherrill Smith Aldridge, 83 of Albemarle, left this world for the gates of paradise Wednesday, December 4, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at home.
He was born July 2, 1936 in Stanly County NC to the late Horace A. Aldridge and the late Bronnie S. Aldridge.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, William Filmore Aldridge, and Horace Max Aldridge; sister, Alma Louise Burris.
Sherrill served his country in the US Army as a Military Policeman. He worked for High Point Sprinkler Company as operations manager for 36 years, retiring at the age of 59. After retirement, he began working at Hartsell Funeral Home, where he proudly served families for 21 years.
The funeral service will be on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Mark. Mabry. The committal will take place in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery at 17236 Frog Pond Road, Oakboro, NC. The family will receive friends after the graveside in the fellowship hall at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include wife of 53 years, Margaret Aldridge of Albemarle, NC; son, William "Bill" Sherrill (Martha) Aldridge; daughters, Cheryl Ellen Aldridge, and Amy Aldridge Wright; grandsons, David Burleson, Cameron Wright, and Connor Wright; granddaughters, Sara Burleson, and Caroline Wright; great-granddaughters, Elli, Karter-Shea, and Skylar.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Hospice of Stanly County or a charity of your choice.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Aldridge family. Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
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