Mr. Herbert Ernest “Ernie” Sherfey, age 61, Knoxville, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at his residence.
Mr. Sherfey was born in Newport News, VA and the son of the late Herbert L. & Mary Young Sherfey.
He was a member of Keystone Presbyterian Church.
Survivors includes two brothers and sisters-in-law, Doran & Donna Sherfey, Gray and Rick & Barbara Ledford, Jonesborough; one nephew, Herbert Ernest Ledford; and many special aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends from 9:00-10:00 am Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at Fairview Cemetery at 10:30 following the visitation.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, Tn. 38105 or Shriners Hospital, Jericho Temple P.O. Box 5508, Kingsport, Tn 37663.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Jean Baskerville Robbins
|Doran and family, So very sorry to hear about
Ernie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at
this difficult time. May God help you find peace
and comfort. RIP Ernie|
|I just want to say how truly
sorry I am. My thoughts and
prayers are with you all.
I've been thinking a lot these
past few days and my very best
memories go all the way back to
when I was between 12 and 13
when the Sherfeys became apart
of our lives. We were blessed to
have every single one of them
added to our family. I remember
at Moms and Pops wedding I was
the maid of honor and Ernie was
the best man. From that moment
he tried to take me in and make
feel feel part of the older kids
groups. He and Mike would let me
tag along to things the youth
group at church would do. He
played my first game of pool
with me at a youth group party
and I had my first taste of
Chinese food at another church
downtown JC we went to. I'll
always remember how finally
started feeling apart of normal
kids lives. Then the most
important of all it was Ernie
who really introduced me to rock
n roll. KISS...my favorite band
for many years. He gave me his
entire KISS album collection! It
has been to this very day one of
the best gifts anyone gave me.
And had my brother being the age
he was back then not used them
for frisbees and aimed them at
the neighbors house I would
still treasure them..lol But
it's the memories I'll always
have and when I think of them
I'll always be thinking about
Good bye Ernie for now. Rest in
peace. Luv Ya!
God Bless You All|
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