John Quinten Sapp, 79
Passed Away: 06/16/2012
John Quinten Sapp, Jr., 79, of Sugar Hill, GA died at Embracing Hospice House on June 16, 2012. Born in Peoria, IL he was the son of the late John Quinton Sapp, Sr. and Leola Gardner Sapp. His beloved wife, Shirley Mae Benson Sapp died in 2004.
John and Shirley met at a dance in Callaway Gardens when he was stationed at Ft. Benning. He often told his family when he first saw Shirley, he knew “she was the one.” They were married in 1954 and spent 50 years working and living together. John worked as a hotel bell captain, in the insurance business and finally he and Shirley ran an upholstery business from their home. In later years, they took their upholstery business on the road – serving boat owners on site.
John and Shirley are survived by their children, Jeff (Beverly) Sapp of Carrollton, GA, Tim (Jackie) Sapp of Sugar Hill, GA, Sherry (George) Cox of Stockbridge, GA and Jon (Randy) Sapp of Dawsonville, GA; John’s brother, Tom Sapp of Peoria, IL; Shirley’s sister, Jean Lee of Lannette, IL; and nine grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Georgia National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Embracing Hospice House, 8013 Majors Road, Cumming, GA 30041.
Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899
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