Robert Earl “Bobby” Sharp, Sr., 72, of Dayton, TN, died on Sunday, February 3, 2013.
He was born August 27, 1940 in Dayton to the late Charles Ivory and Mary (Johnson) Sharp; and was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles Ivory Sharp, Jr.; and sister, Phyllis Cofield.
A lifelong resident of Dayton, he had been employed as a cook at Mansfield’s Restaurant and retired from Robinson Manufacturing Company.
He is survived by his four sons, Robert (Karry) Sharp, Jr., Randy (Christina) Sharp, Chucky (Nancy) Sharp, all of Pikeville and Stevie Sharp of Dayton; two daughters, Madge (Glenn) Dyer of Dayton and Stephanie Sharp of Pikeville; brothers, William (Yolanda) Sharp and Ralph Shar; sister, Jacqueline Roberson, all of Dayton; ten grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; special niece, Nessie Sharp-Logan of Dayton; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Bobby will be held Thursday, February 7 at noon in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Del Sharp officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Pinecrest Cemetery in Dayton
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral home in Dayton where they will receive friends Thursday, February 7 one hour prior to the funeral.