Sherman “Chief” Edward Ammons, Sr., age 71, of Fayetteville, died Friday, February 19, 2021 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

A native of Clinton, he was the son of Kelly and Ruthie Goodman Ammons and was proud of his Native American (Coharie Tribe) Heritage. He worked for many years as a painter. He loved watching Tarheel basketball, NASCAR racing and cooking on Sunday. He was also a Washington redskins football fan.

He was preceded in death by his son Kevin Ammons and brothers J.E. Goodman, Gary Ammons, Dexter Ammons and Ricky Ammons.

He is survived by: daughters Melissa (Jamie) Stanley of Princeton, Kristin (Rick) Bickel of Carthage, Katina Sollinger of FL; son, Sherman “CJ” (Shannon) Ammons, Jr. of Smithfield; brother, Jackie Ammons of NC; sister, Linda Jarman of Fayetteville; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild and countless other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held  2:00 pm Friday at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1:00. A private burial will follow at Blue Family Cemetery.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home, Inc. is serving the Ammons family.



Visitation: February 26, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Funeral Service: February 26, 2021 2:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


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  1. My prayers go out to the Ammons family in this time of the Loss of Sherman Ammons. God bless each and everyone of the family’s

  2. sending prayers an comfort to the family so sorry for the loss of Chef my family has known him for a lifetime my sister kaye she was a very close compian for a life time him you will forever be missed by our family rip .

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