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Thursday, October 25th, 2007
Robert P. Sharp, 60, of New Bremen, died at 7:56 p.m. Oct. 23, 2007, in the emergency room of Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney.
He was born Oct. 23, 1947, in Piqua, to Daryl and Virginia Carter Sharp. On June 28, 1980, he married Patricia Watercutter, who survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Mark (Chris), New Bremen, Michael (Kathy) Weaver, Wapakoneta, Keith, Cincinnati, and Jon (Emily), Fort Mead, Md.; two daughters, Cindy (Steve) Jones, Sidney, and Heather McCoy, White Pine, Tenn.; a brother, Dale (Shirley), Minster; two sisters, Phyllis Kennedy, Tallahassee, Fla., and Jane Donnovan, Dublin; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was a pattern maker at Minster Machine Corp., where he worked for 42 years, and was working part-time at Wal-Mart in Sidney. A 1965 graduate of Minster High School, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of American Legion Post 241, New Bremen. He also was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, a 4-H advisor for 30 years and served as an adult counselor at Camp Palmer for 15 years.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Leah Matthews officiating. Burial is at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Auglaize County Junior Fair Board.
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