Monday, December 15th, 2008
Caleb Sharp, 76, of 14160 Glynwood-New Knoxville Road, St. Marys, died at 2:07 a.m. Dec. 13, 2008, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 24, 1932, in Pineville, Ky., to Chester and Cora Gibson Sharp. On Oct. 4, 1954, he married Thursa Rhodes, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Darren, Wapakoneta; a daughter, Linda (Venard) Morris, St. Johns; three sisters, Gertrude (William) Wilder, Pineville, Ky., and Loretta Cawood and Hazel (Robert) Adams, all of St. Marys; a brother, Alan (Velma) Sharp, St. Marys; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He retired from the maintenance department at Nu-Tek Foods, Wapakoneta, and had worked at the former Avco-New Idea, Coldwater. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at the St. Marys Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Alva Daniel officiating. Burial with military rites is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left a www.millerfuneralhomes.net.