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Bobby Sharp, Sr.

Robert Earl “Bobby” Sharp, Sr., 72, of Dayton, passed Sunday, February 3, 2013. He was born August 27, 1940 in Dayton to the late Charles Ivory and Mary (Johnson) Sharp. He was also preceded in death by his brother Charles Ivory Sharp, Jr. and sister Phyllis Cofield.

A lifelong resident of Dayton, he had been employed as a cook at Mansfield’s Restaurant and retired from Robinson Manufacturing Company.

He is survived by his four sons, Robert (Karry) Sharp, Jr., Randy (Christina) Sharp, Chucky (Nancy) Sharp, all of Pikeville, and Stevie Sharp of Dayton; two daughters Madge (Glenn) Dyer of Dayton and Stephanie Sharp of Pikeville; brothers William (Yolanda) Sharp and Ralph Sharp, and sister Jacqueline Roberson, all of Dayton; ten grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; special niece Nessie Sharp-Logan of Dayton; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 7 at noon EST in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Del Sharp officiating.  He will be laid to rest in the Pinecrest Cemetery in Dayton.

Please share your memories of Bobby on his on-line guest register at

Arrangements were made by Vanderwall Funeral home in Dayton.

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