Lynchburg, SC – John Frederick Sharp, Sr., 67, died on Oct 19, 2018 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Funeral services will Tuesday,Oct. 23, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Elliott Baptist Church,Elliott, SC,with burial to follow at Friendship Cemetery in the Pleasant Grove Community,Lynchburg,SC.The family will receive visitors from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, Florence and at other times at the home, 2870 Shiloh Raccoon Rd, Lynchburg.
John was born in Bath, New York. He was a member of Elliott Baptist Church. He was the music leader and served as a deacon. John was a Tool and Die Maker before retiring from ESAB.
Surviving are his wife of twenty-eight years, Wendy Coleman Sharp; two sons, John F.(Shawna) Sharp, Jr., Justin (Shelly) Sharp; sister, Linda Sharp; a step-brother, Mark Sharp; his grandchildren, Brandon Sharp, James Sharp and two step-children; his mother-in-law, Carolyn Coleman; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joe and Mae Altman, J.D. and Laura Coleman, Ted and Dianne Coleman, Jay and Cindy Coleman.
Memorials may be made to the John Sharp Fund, C/O Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W.Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29501 or to the Friendship Cemetery Fund, 2880 Shiloh Raccoon Road, Lynchburg, SC 29080.
You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.laytonandersonfh.com