Obituary - Walker Thrift Sharp


Walker T. Sharp, 92, passed away on October 24, 2013. The son of John Oliver and Anna Jarrett Sharp, he was born January 10, 1921 in Hickory, North Carolina. Walker married Betty Jean Rash on June 14, 1947 in the Speedway Christian Church where he was still a member. Betty preceded him in death January 25, 2012.

Walker was proud that he was in the first graduating class of Speedway High School. He was self employed as a farmer in the Lizton area for many years. He was a member of the Lizton Lions Club and, in lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Lions Club.

Survivors are a son, John Walker Sharp (Rosemary), a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Sharp and a son-in-law, Steve Brunes, six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded by his wife, a son, Paul Alan Sharp, and a daughter, Kathryn Diane Brunes.

Visitation is Sunday, October 27, 2013, from noon to 3:00 pm with a funeral service at 3 pm in the David A. Hall Mortuary, Pittsboro, with burial at the K of P Cemetery at Lizton. Arrangements by the David A. Hall Mortuary