Johnnie Sharp

Johnnie Patrick Sharp, 65, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at his home.

Born July 25, 1949, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late Milburn and Pearl Beverage Sharp.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Sharp; and two sisters, Eula Moore and Jennie Cutlip.

Johnnie was a self-employed carpenter, avid hunter, loved bluegrass music, four-wheeling and antique cars. He was well-loved by all and never met a stranger.

Survivors include his companion, Delores McLaughlin; two daughters, Tammy Taylor of Rock Hill, S.C., and Jennifer Williams of Germantown, Md.; three sons, Scott H. Sharp of White Sulphur Springs, Jason P. Sharp of Marlinton and Travis M. Sharp of Morgantown; 10 grandchildren; six sisters, Edna May Webb, Anna Lee Hannah, Dolly Grey McComb and Nancy Carol Hager, all of Marlinton, Eva Jane Madron of Dunmore and Margaret Ellen Channell of Elkins; and three brothers, Claude Sharp and Ray Sharp both of Marlinton and Ralph Sharp of Dunmore .

In keeping with his wishes, Johnnie will be cremated, and a private service will be conducted later.

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