Richard L. “Dick” Sharp
Winslow Alumni Class of 1943
October 22, 2011
Richard L. “Dick” Sharp, 88, of Winslow, Indiana entered rest on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 12:30 PM at Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg, Indiana.
He was born on July 12, 1923 in Pike County to Harry E Sr and Elizabeth (Chesser) Sharp. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Harry Sharp, Jr. and sister Clara Belle Adkerson and wife, Lavena I. Sharp in 1980.
He was a graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1943.
Richard retired from Old Ben Coal 1 and Kings Station Mine after 30 years of service.
He is survived by son, Ron (Nila) Sharp of Petersburg, Indiana; grandchildren Cori and Kyle Sharp; great grand child, Emma Sharp.
Visitation is from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM EST Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at Lamb Basham Memorial Chapel, Oakland City, Indiana. Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM EST,, Wednesday, October 26, 2011 with Rev. Bob McDonald officiating.
Memorial contributions can be given to Vista Hospice Care.