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James William Sharp

June 3, 1935 ~ April 1, 2018 (age 82)

            James William Sharp, born in Bracken County KY on June 3, 1935 to the late Edgar Lee and Julia Colvin Sharp.  JW passed away peacefully at his home  on April 1, 2018.  


            JW was a member of First Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg and is survived by his wife of 23 years Mary Lou Sharp, his sons Robbie Sharp, Jason Sharp, Darek (Jennifer) Sharp and Ryan (Jennifer) Sharp, Mark (Jean) Bryant and Beverly (Richard) Arthur, grandsons Joshua Sharp and Caleb Sharp, Clay Bryant and granddaughter Kate Bryant.


            JW was a graduate of Bracken County High School, attended University of Kentucky and served in the United States Army.  JW was a former principal of Bracken County Elementary School, was employed by Rita Temporary Services in Lakeland, Florida, worked for Parker Moore Funeral Home in Germantown, KY, General Cable and First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg, KY.


            Funeral services will be Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert F. Ehr officiating. Burial will follow in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Gash Memorial Chapel and from 11-1 p.m. Thursday at the church.


            Casket bearers will be Ronnie Cummins, Mark Brown, Jesse Currens, Dean Osbourne, Richard Arthur, Jim Carey. Honorary will be William Pittman, Eric Pittman, Bobby Robinson, Tom Swartz, Cindy Couch, Roger Rose,  and Joy Sunday School Class.

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