December 4, 1941 - January 18, 2018
On January 18, 2018, the Lord took Andrew Sharp to be with him in Heaven. He was born December 4, 1941 and was a native of the Blond Community but had been a resident of Washington Parish for nearly 40 years. Andrew was a former longtime crane operator for Avondale Shipyards. He was also a beef cattleman that really cared for his animals, often going to the barn several times in a day to check on them. Andrew enjoyed traveling to the area cattle auctions and even liked to watch auctions on TV. He was a longtime member of Mt. Zion Pentecostal Church near his home.
Survived by: Wife of 7 years: Alice B. Sarver-Sharp of Franklinton; 4 Sons and Daughters in law: Gary and Michelle Sharp of Loranger, Jimmy and Sandy Sharp of Franklinton, Keith and Michelle Sharp of Loranger, Trent and Tonya Sharp of Franklinton; 2 Daughters and Sons in law: Liz and Don CheeK of Prairieville, Patti and Roland Burch of Mt. Hermon; 3 Step-daughters and Spouses: Donna and Kim Doucet, Karen and Nick Angelona, Christine and Edward Hertz all of Marrero; 18 Grandchildren; 21 Great-grandchildren; Brother: Dallas Sharp of Lavaca, AR; 3 Sisters and Brothers in law: Uletha and Donald Quave of Killian, Ethel and Harry McDonald of Tickfaw, Leona Helton of Burnside, KY; Also numerous nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years Joyce Crawford Sharp, parents Dallas C. Sharp and Grace Loyd Sharp, a brother Charlie Sharp, sisters Ella Grace Ward, Vidalia Sharp and brother in law Gerald Helton.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Saturday January 20th from 6 pm until 9 pm and after 12 pm on Sunday. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2 pm Sunday with Rev. Leon Hickman and Rev. Gary Quave officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencer Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Cody Sharp, Jason Sharp, Gary Sharp, Jr., Brandon Scott Cheek, Shawn Michael Cheek, Josh Patton, Brandon Thomas