Steven Lee Sharp


Steven Lee Sharp, 73, of Clinton, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at 7:19 p.m., at Union Hospital Terre Haute, after a brief illness.
He was born in Terre Haute on May 18, 1946, to John and Kathryn Loudermilk Sharp.
He married Rebecca "Becky" Kirkwood on February 23, 1969, in Jasonville.
Steve was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served 8 years. He retired from Eli Lilly as an instrument technician. He and his wife owned and operated Sharp's Mini Mart from 1987 to 1997 in Clinton.
He was a member of the First Christian Church in Clinton; a member of the Krietenstein American Legion Post #104 in Terre Haute; Jerusalem #99 F&AM Masonic Lodge in Clinton; the Zorah Shrine in Terre Haute where he served on the directors' staff for several years; and as a motorcycle enthusiast, he was past director of the Terre Haute Gold Wing Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Becky; a daughter, Shelley (Tom) Luft of Clinton; 2 sons, Norman (Alison) Sharp of Avon and Troy (Jennifer) Sharp of West Terre Haute; 6 grandchildren, Nathan Luft, Jordan Sharp, Rachel Luft, Luke Sharp, Ashlyn Sharp, and Aiden Sharp; a brother, Dennis Sharp of West Terre Haute; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Frist Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Thursday, June 20, at 11 a.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Kelsheimer officiating. Military honors will be performed. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Clinton First Christian Church or the Kid Kare program in Clinton. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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Mary Lou Evans
Jun 21, 2019
Steve and I went to school together, a lot of good memories. Sending my thoughts and Prayers to his wife and family.
Marcia Rooksberry
Jun 19, 2019
So sorry for loss..
Roberta Shay
Jun 18, 2019
I was deeply saddened to hear of Steve's passing. You are all in my prayers.
Miller S Redden
Jun 18, 2019
I am sorry to read about the passing of Steve. He was a classmate in the Gerstmeyer 1964 class and a good friend. Even though I now live in Md, we often chat on Messinger and I will miss him a great deal.
Carrie Davis
Jun 18, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all.
Steve always made me laugh. He will be missed by all who know him.
Chuck Ross
Jun 17, 2019
So sad to hear of Steve's passing. We had done a lot in the past. He was a good friend.