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 James Wayne “Jim” Sharp

James Wayne “Jim” Sharp

Birth
Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, USA
Death 17 Feb 2009 (aged 51)
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Poudre Canyon
Memorial ID 82349256 · View Source
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Jim was born the third of four children of Robert and Vera (Watson) Sharp. He grew up in Masonville and Loveland. He married Becky Shoemaker in Jan 1979 in Masonville CO. He was survived by his second wife, Marilyn, two sons, a stepson and grand son.

Jim loved to work with wood, making toys for his neices, nephews and grandchildren. He loved the mountains, fishing and hunting with his father, mother, sisters and brother.

He died in 2009 after battling cancer. His ashes were scattered on the Poudre River near land owned by his grandfather Sharp.

He was loved and missed by his family and extended family and friends.
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from his Obituary via Macy Allnutt Mortuary Eaton Colorado:

James Wayne Sharp (Jim) 51 of Loveland, Colorado past away in his sleep February 18, 2009 in Tulsa Oklahoma after a 7 month long battle with cancer.

He was born March 11, 1957 to Robert L. (deceased) and Vera L. Sharp in Fort Collins, Colorado. Jim was a native of Colorado and spent most of his life in the Fort Collins and Loveland area. Jim learned to fly small aircrafts and enjoyed taking his family on trips that he piloted.

Jim, like his grandfather loved to work with wood and made toys for his sons and all of his nieces and nephews. He also donated a great number of these wooden toys to "Toys for Tots" so that the less fortunate children could have a Christmas. He loved making these toys but what really made him happy was the joy that they brought to all that loved him.

Jim was a loving husband and companion to his wife Marilyn and a good father to sons Bobby and Ian Sharp and Antonio Lenzo. 16 Months ago Jim was blessed with his first grandson..... and was to become a father-in-law again...

Jim spent the last 20 years as a ready mix driver for Bestway Concrete in Windsor. He had earned the love and respect from all his fellow workers and customers. They will also miss him very much.

He is also survived by his mother Vera Selland, his stepfather Terry Selland, his sisters Diana Eliason and Gayle Sharp and his brother Michael Sharp. Jim touched the hearts of many and we will all miss him and the love he has shown each and every one of us.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 23 at Allnutt Funeral Service. Memorial contributions may be made to the cancer treatment center of your choice in Jim's name.


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  • Created by: KET
  • Added: 24 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82349256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Wayne “Jim” Sharp (11 Mar 1957–17 Feb 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82349256, ; Maintained by KET (contributor 47292223) Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Poudre Canyon.