Marler Don Sharp, 87, of Galax, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at his home.
He was born in the Buck Dam community of Carroll County on July 6, 1925, to Robert Lee and Hope Smythers Sharp.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Sharp of Galax; daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and James Austin and Shelia and Ken Hundley, all of Galax; sons and daughters-in-law, Galen and Shirley Sharp of Galax and George and Jill Sharp of Columbus, Ohio; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Kent Sharp of Pulaski, Virginia.
A funeral service will be held today, Friday, July 27, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Bays officiating. Burial will follow in the Monta Vista Cemetery with Masonic rites by the Hillsville Lodge #193.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.