Thomas Bartlett Sharp Thomas Bartlett Sharp went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 23, 2014. Tom was born on September 25, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri to Edward and Uella Sharp. In 1997, Tom retired from The Gas Company after 42 years of service. He was also a Korean War Veteran. He ran the Mt. Whitney Band Booster Bingo, was involved with the AFS Foreign Exchange program; a member of the San Joaquin Valley Classic Chevy Club. In 2000, he moved to Exeter and became an Alpaca rancher. He was active in his church, Visalia Nazarene, as an usher, group leader and spent countless hours mentoring and blessing the youth of the church. He is preceded in death by his father Edward Sharp and previous wife Charlene Shaw. Tom is survived by his wife Sharon Sharp, mother Uella Sharp, sister Jan Ferris (Doug), daughter Kelly Argiropolous (Cosmos), son Michael Sharp (Alison), stepsons Edward (Dee) and Sean Flynn (Beth), 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Visalia Nazarene Youth (3333 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia, 93277) or the
. A celebration of life memorial service with Military Honors will be held Friday, June 13th at 6 PM at Visalia Nazarene Church. A memorial tribute may be offered by logging onto www.salseranddillard.com
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Visalia, CA 93277
Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on June 9, 2014