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Bobby R. Sharp

July 14, 1930 - January 6, 2014

U.S. Veteran

A graveside service with military honors will take place at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

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Bobby R. Sharp, 83, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, January 6, 2014. He was born in Tulip, Texas to Garland Lawrence and Willsie Marie (Stevenson) Sharp.

He served in the Navy from 1949 to1968 in Korea and Vietnam. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Gallantry Cross, Vietnam Service Medal, Navy Good Conduct Medal, and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal in Korea.

Bobby worked as air traffic controller in Freemont, California. He liked fishing, camping, traveling, basketball, football, and playing the stock market. He was the life of the party and kept everyone laughing.

He is survived by: his wife, Linda; daughters Sue, Sharon, Shayla; step-daughter Sally; step-son Bobby; and brother Grady F. Sharp.

Bobby was preceded in death by: sisters Shirley Marie and an infant sister; and brother Garland “GL” Sharp.

A graveside service with military honors will take place at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements