About the sadler family
Hermie Sadler's Fo Sho Bar & Grille is owned and operated by Hermie and his wife, Angie, both of whom were born and raised in Emporia, Virginia. Hermie is the son of Herman, Jr. and Bell Sadler and has an older sister named Missi and younger brother named Elliott. Hermie and his brother, Elliott, raced go-karts their entire lives leading up to their professional racecar driving careers in NASCAR. Following his high school graduation from Brunswick Academy and while he was continuing his racing career, Hermie was also furthering his education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Sadler graduated from the university with a Bachelors in Industrial Relations in 1991 and has been a continued supporter of the school and their athletic programs.
Angie, however, graduated high school from Greensville County Public School and attended Richard Bland College as well as Longwood University. Angie graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology in 1995 and had plans to earn her masters the following year until after five years of dating, Hermie proposed to Angie. The couple married in February of 1996 and the following January, welcomed their first child, Cora. They also have two younger children; Halie and Naomi. Halie was diagnosed with Autism in 2001, which led the Sadler Family to become advocates for Autism Awareness.
Cora followed in her father's footsteps as she is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a varsity cheerleader for the football and basketball teams. Cora is now the head coach of the JV and Varsity Cheerleading teams at Brunswick Academy and works at Sadler Brothers Oil Company. Cora and her husband, Cameron, are expecting their first child in November. Halie graduated from Brunswick Academy in 2018 and is our best employee at Fo Sho. If you come to visit, you are sure to see Halie doing her chores and loving on our employees and customers. Naomi graduated from Brunswick Academy in May of 2021, where she was a multi-sport athlete, taking part in the volleyball, softball, basketball, and cheerleading teams. Naomi attends Randolph Macon College and plays Division III softball there.
Hermie is no longer an active NASCAR driver, but he remains active in the racing world through go-karting (The Premier Kart – ThePremierKart) and the Southern Modified Auto Racing Tour (Home | Sadler Stanley Racing). He worked for FOX Sports 1 as an analyst for the Xfinity Series and Camping World Series before retiring in 2019. He is the Vice President of Sadler Bros. Oil Company in Emporia, Virginia. He also has a podcast with Senator Bill Stanley called Leaning Right and Turning Left with Sadler and the Senator, which can be streamed on all podcast platforms.
While Hermie continues to travel for SMART Tour races, radio shows, and work, his wife Angie manages their UPS Store, two restaurants, Fo Sho and Victory Lane, as well as keeps the books for several of Hermie's companies. The couple also has their own Shell gas station and convenience store in Skippers, Virginia. It is located off I-95 on exit 4, just a few miles south of Fo Sho.
Check out this video below that Cora made in her undergraduate studies at UNC about Halie's journey with autism!