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Robert Allen "Bobby" Sharpe

July 24, 1929 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 90)


Robert Allen "Bobby" Sharpe, 90, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Monday, May 11, 2020, at West Tennessee Healthcare-Dyersburg Hospital in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Wednesday, July 24, 1929 in Newbern, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Brown Sharpe and the late Eva Rush Sharpe. Mr. Sharpe was a retired employee of Newbern Hardware and member of Glendale Church of Christ.

Graveside services for Mr. Sharpe will be held at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Church Grove Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Officiating this service will be Bro. Serge Shoemaker. In following with the Covid-19 guidelines, a limited visitation for Mr. Sharpe will be held on Wednesday from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Family and friends are asked to gather at the graveside for services.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Corene Ashley Sharpe of Newbern, Tennessee; one son, Marty Sharpe of Newbern, Tennessee; two daughters, Jacque Hammons of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Brenda Carter (Tim) of Newbern, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Justin Vestal, Ross Carter and Rosa Castleman and three great-grandchildren, Carlee, Allie and Baylee.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon Sharpe and three sisters, Marie Crenshaw, Winnie Holloway and Glenda McCulloch.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeal Home is honored to serve the family of Robert Allen "Bobby" Sharpe.

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May 13, 2020

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059

Graveside Service
May 13, 2020

1:30 PM
Church Grove Cemetery, Newbern, Tennessee

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