John I. ”Jack” Sharp 89, of rural Frankfort, died at 9:13 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. Born September 18, 1924 in Frankfort to the late Harold E. & Esta (Smith) Sharp. He married Elizabeth Joan Sharp on December 3, 1944 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on January 10, 2011. A lifelong Clinton County resident, Mr. Sharp was a 1942 graduate of Michigantown High School and took the Purdue Agriculture Short Course. He was a farmer for 40 years and drove the #2 school bus for the Community Schools of Frankfort for 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Sharp was a lifelong member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church, a life member of the Frankfort Optimist, member of the Frankfort Elks and American Legion and on the Farm Bureau Board of Directors. John was an avid bowler and sports fan.
Visitation and Services
Calling will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 4th at St. Matthew United Methodist Church. Burial will following in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church.
2 Sons: Robert C. (Carolyn) Sharp of Frankfort, Mike (Kimberly) Sharp of Denver, CO, 4 Grandchildren: Beth (Jim McKay) Sharp of Mattapoisett, MA, Pete Sharp of Bellingham, WA, Bryan (Denise) Sharp of Denver, CO, Thad Sharp of Vail, CO, 2 Great Grandchildren: Ryan & Elliott Sharp of Denver, CO, Sister: Julia Lawall of Indianapolis, Niece: Barb James of Indianapolis and Nephew: John Lawall of Spring, TX.
a son, Tom Sharp and a grandson, Ryan Sharp.