Herbert Lee Sharp

Herbert Lee Sharp

Birth
Cairo, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Oct 2010 (aged 89)
Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 62430834 · View Source
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Herbert L. Sharp, 89, of Buckhannon, WV, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
He was born July 20, 1921, in Cairo, WV, a son of the late Harl and Carrie Shields Sharp. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant during World War II and received a Purple Heart. He was a life-long member of Rotary International and Past District Govenor, serving in 1977. After World War II, he graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College. He returned to WVWC and worked as a fund raiser from 1967 to 1988. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a Sunday School Teacher for 28 years and a lay leader. He was an active volunteer in the St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary and served as the first male president in the auxiliary's history. He was an avid supporter of all Wesleyan athletics.
Surviving are three sons, Kevin Sharp and wife Vicki of buckhannon, Gary Sharp and wife Jamie of Charles Town, WV, and Steve Sharp and wife Kathy of Poolsville, MD; two daughters, Norrine Scherler and husband Bill of Somerset, NJ, and Cathy Sharp of Queens, NY; three grandsons, David Scherler of Washington, D.C., and Adam and Austin Sharp of Charles Town; four granddaughters, Allison Sharp of Martinsburg, WV, Alicia Sharp of Fairmont, WV, Laura Scherler of Alexandria, VA, and Kate Scherler of Somerset; a sister, Clara Jane Wyatt of Urbandale, IA; and a god friend and companion, Lucille Warner of Buckhannon.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents, were his wife, Michelle Grace Cokeley, in 2005; and a brother, Arthur Sharp.
Services were held at First United Methodist Church, buckhannon, with the Rev. Steven Maedows officiating. burial followed in buckhannon Veterans Cemetery.
Buckhannon VFW Post # 3663, Frank B. Bartlett Post #7 American Legion, DAV Chapters #5 and #36 conducted military Honors at the graveside.
Poling-St. Clair funeral Home assisted the fmily with arrangements.


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  • Created by: C & Y Zinn-Haines
  • Added: 2 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 62430834
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Lee Sharp (20 Jul 1921–2 Oct 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 62430834, citing Buckhannon Veterans Cemetery, Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by C & Y Zinn-Haines (contributor 47043207) .