Sgt. Andrew James Sharpe

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Sgt. Andrew James Sharpe

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Birthplace: Southmere, Brevard County, Florida, United States
Death: June 08, 2014 (88-89)
Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Chester Sims Sharpe and Edith Carmen Sharpe
Husband of Norma Jean Sharpe
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Rufus Chester Sharpe; Ralph Henry Sharpe; Horace Milton Sharpe and Joseph Oscar Sharpe

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About Sgt. Andrew James Sharpe

Andrew James Sharpe,89, youngest of 5 sons of Ches & Carmen Sharpe, born at Southmere (Mims), FL, departed this life 6-8-14 in Lake City, FL. He was a WWII Veteran, S/Sgt in Co H, 20th Inf, of the Sightseeing 6th Infantry Division. He saw active duty in New Guinea, Manila, & Luzon, in the Phillipines, and was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a Master Mason & Member of Indian River Lodge No. 90. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman & citrus grower, who lived in his orange grove. He was Game Warden after WWII and in 1956 he began a career at CCAFS for Pan Am as a Firefighter/Driver, & retired after 31 yrs of service. Until his recent illness, he was an active member of First Baptist Church of Aurantia.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean, and is survived by his children: Cathy Wilson (Herbert), Dennis Sharpe (Becky), & Molly Sharpe. He was a proud Grandfather of 5, and great-grandfather of 5. He is also survived by his beloved dog/companion Ruby Ann.

In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to Lafayette Health Care Center 512 W. Main St. Mayo, FL 32066, or to Haven Hospice 6037 W US Hwy 90 Lake City, FL 32055.

Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, June 11th at North Brevard Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 12th at First Baptist Church of Aurantia. Burial will follow in La Grange Cemetery.

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Sgt. Andrew James Sharpe's Timeline

1925
1925
Brevard County, Florida, United States
2014
June 8, 2014
Age 89
Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, United States