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James "Jim" Sharp

Vero Beach, FL

James "Jim" Sharp, died Sunday; he was 93 years old. Born in Jacksonville, FL; he and his family moved to Vero Beach in 1964 from Atlanta, GA. He was in the United States Army during WWII serving in the Italian campaign. Prior he was a Cadet at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, in Charleston. After the war he studied at the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor's degree in Communications. He worked in radio and the early days of TV in New York City and Atlanta before acquiring WAXE radio and moving to Vero Beach. He was a member of First Church of Christ Science and often attended First Baptist Church. He was a member of the Oceanside Rotary Club for over 30 years.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Bertha Sharp; son, Jay Sharp of Vero Beach, daughter, Susan Sharp of Tucker, GA, and son, John Sharp of Jacksonville Beach, FL; grandchildren , Michaela (Joe) Heaton, Carly Sharp, and Macy (Zeke) Hurst, great- grandson, Gage Hurst, all of Vero Beach; and nephew, Fland Sharp of Jacksonville Beach, FL.

Jim was predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law, Felix Sharp, Jr. & Ollie Sharp.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 6-8 p.m., at First Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 6th, at First Baptist Church, with burial to follow at Crestlawn Cemetery.
Published in the TC Palm on Dec. 5, 2017
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