Robert Arnold “Bob” Sharp, age 76, of Fletcher, OH passed away on February 25, 2023 at StoryPoint of Troy. He was born on June 22, 1946 in Marlinton, WV to the late Jack and Margaret (Sharp) Sharp.
Bob is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Lisa and Tom Bergman of Troy and son and daughter-in-law: Robert and Jenny Sharp of Troy; grandchildren: Ryan (Taylor) Bergman, Maggie Bergman, Miranda Sharp, Sam (Kelsey) Bergman, Abbey (Zach) Overholser and Adam (Samantha) Bergman and great grandchildren: Anna Marie Overholser, Max Overholser, Payton Bergman, Ellie Bergman, Claire Taylor and Oliver Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former spouse, Mary Sandra (Thompson) Sharp and grandson, Hunter James Sharp.
A graduate of Richwood High School in Richwood, WV, Bob attended the West Virginia University and later graduated from the Hobart Welding School in Troy, OH. He served as a pipeline welder with Local #798 for 55 years. He enjoyed tractor pulling, farming, fishing, hunting, camping and raising cattle. He was gifted in his ability to fix any kind of motor or equipment and weld the crack of dawn. Bob enjoyed socializing with his friends at the liar’s table at breakfast.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00PM on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at the Baird Funeral Home in Troy, OH. A funeral service will be held at 1:00PM on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at the Mt. Zion Church in Marlinton, WV with burial to follow in the Sharp Family Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hunter Sharp Memorial Fund, % Pathways Federal Credit Union, 175 Campbell St., Dayton, OH 45417. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Hunter Sharp Memorial Fund, c/o Pathways Federal Credit Union
175 Campbell St., Dayton OH 45417