James Robert Sharp
July 3, 1937 - November 1, 2011
Medina, TN - Funeral services for James Robert Sharp, Sr., age 74, will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at Friendship Baptist Church in Madison County with Bro. Bob Watson officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Friendship Cemetery with Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Sharp died October 29, 2011 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
He was born in Great Falls, MT, son of the late John Edward and Ludie Mae Webb Sharp, Sr. Mr. Sharp grew up and was educated in Bruceton, TN. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was for more than 30 years a truck driver retiring from Milan Express. Mr. Sharp was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Jackson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Rosalie Wilson Sharp in 2008.
He leaves five daughters, Tina Fortner of Spain, Gina (Christopher) Gearhart of Pensacola, FL, Dina (Luc) Sharp of Atlanta, GA, Nina Wills of Birmingham, AL and Rosey Blancett of Medina, TN; son, Bobby (Denise) Sharp of Bartlett, TN; eighteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two sisters, Liz Kirkhoffer of Atoka, TN and Brenda Joyner of Henning, TN; favorite aunt, Jean Reeves of Fruitland, TN
A special thanks from the family to Dr. Robert Gilmore and Cheri and also the 9th Floor Staff at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Visitation with the family will be from 11 a.m. til 2 p.m., Tuesday prior to services at Friendship Baptist Church.
Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home, Medina, TN, 731-783-3026
Published in The Jackson Sun on October 31, 2011