OBITUARY

Girish Kumar Sharma

April 23, 1949October 10, 2013
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Our loving husband and father, Girish Kumar Sharma, passed away peacefully in the arms of his family on October 10, 2013 at the age of 64 after a difficult battle with cancer.

Funeral services will be held at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road Martinez, GA 30907 on Monday October 14, 2013 at 10:00am.

Girish was born in Chennai, India in 1949 and was the son of Mr. Balwant Rai Sharma and Mrs. Kamla Devi Sharma. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Dr. Sarita Sharma, his son, Shiv Sharma, and his princess, Tara Sharma. His mother, brother and sister reside in India.

Girish graduated from Nizam College in Hyderabad, India and then moved to the U.S. to study International Business at the University of Texas (BBA) and the University of Texas at San Antonio (MBA). After completing his MBA, Girish worked at Tesoro Petroleum and Sunoco After working for several years, he returned to his beloved India to assist his family in politics and pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. In the early 1980s, he moved back to Texas with his wife to start a family, which was his pride and joy. He continued his passion for business by serving as Chairman and CEO of Regal International and pursued other entrepreneurial endeavors in the energy, pharmaceutical and real estate industries.

Most importantly, he will always be remembered for his caring heart, extreme generosity, constant ear-to-ear smile, unwavering optimism, beautiful hair, laid-back personality, and undying love for his family & friends. He will never be forgotten and will be forever in our hearts.

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, October 14, 2013
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Connie Woods

October 31, 2013

Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family. From the Augusta Bradford team

Rick Carpenter

October 25, 2013

Returning to Georgia after extended travel, it is devastating to learn of Girish's untimely death. I benefited immensely from his generous spirit and warm personality over the years of our firm friendship and business connections, and shall greatly miss his always cheerful phone calls and our monthly lunches. A bright light has been extinguished.
Much love to Sarita, Tara, and Shiv.

October 24, 2013

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. his smiling face and warm welcome to me when first he brought the children then later just himself when he came to the VA to see you. I think of you all fondly. My prayers are for the children and you. Nancy Sweat

Sandra S. Williams

October 17, 2013

Dr. Sharma, I hope that your precious memories will help you through this difficult time. My sincere sympathy.

Sandra S. Williams

Judy Griffith

October 17, 2013

Dear Dr. Sharma,

I was so sad to hear of the loss of your husband. I can't imagine how difficult a time this must be for you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Joyce Howard

October 16, 2013

I heartfelt sympathy. Praying God's blessings on you. Jay, Joyce, Jimmy, and Jackie Howard.

Joan Walker

October 16, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss of a wonderful husband and father. He was always so pleasant when I would see him at the VA. Dr. Sharma, you and your children are in my thoughts and prayers.

Teresa Wallace

October 15, 2013

Dr Sharma,I am so sorry to hear of your loss.Words seem so simple at this time,but know that he is no longer suffering.I never met him but through you,I know he was a special person. May you and your children find peace in the days to come.With love in your and my God, Teresa Wallace RN GMH

RICHARD V. LOWE

October 15, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Nan Herrell

October 14, 2013

I know he was dearly loved and will be missed. My thoughts are with all who will miss him.