Alireza Sohooli

Published 1:47 pm Tuesday, November 14, 2023

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AHOSKIE – Alireza Sohooli, a beloved father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2023, in Pitt County, North Carolina, at the age of 68. He was born on January 27, 1955, in Iran.

Alireza was a dedicated and skilled professional engineer who took great pride in his work. He was known for his genuine care and commitment to ensuring his customers were always satisfied. Alireza’s passion for coaching soccer was unparalleled, and he found immense joy in sharing his knowledge and love for the sport with others.

Above all, Alireza cherished his family. He had an unwavering love for his three sons, Russ (Stefanie) Sohooli of Grimesland, NC, Tyler Shea Sohooli of Los Angeles, CA, and Suede Sohooli of Wilmington, NC. Also surviving is the mother of his children, Jeanne Sohooli. Alireza took great pride in the accomplishments of his children and found solace in their success. He adored his grandchildren, Davis and Pierce, considering them the apples of his eye. He also treasured his sisters, Farideh Sohooli of Iran, and Pary Sohooli of Canada. His best friend, Charles Simmons, provided him with unwavering support throughout his life. Alireza’s circle of friends and customers will forever remember his kindness and warm-hearted nature.

One of his most fun family traditions was visiting Christmas Town at Busch Gardens, creating lasting memories with his loved ones. He also found great joy in the presence of his grand dog, Tatum, who brought him much happiness.

The celebration of Alireza’s life will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with Jeff Douglas officiating. Following the service, the family will receive friends to offer their condolences and share cherished memories.

During this time of mourning, let us remember Alireza Sohooli as a dedicated professional, a loving father and grandfather, and a cherished friend. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for the Sohooli family. Online condolences can be expressed by visiting