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McMillan Funeral Home

702 West College Street, Booneville, MS

OBITUARY

Billy Gene Sharp

May 17, 1939February 10, 2020
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Billy Gene Sharp, 80, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020, at his home. He was born May 17, 1939, to Bro. W.E. and Liddie Sharp. He graduated from Booneville High School. As a teenager, he worked for Walden’s Supermarket, he worked for Turner Dairy delivering milk for 36 years, and became known as “the milk man”, after retiring he worked for Piggly Wiggly. He was a member of Paul’s Chapel Church. He enjoyed horses, gardening, being around and talking with people, and never got tired of his family.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at McMillian Funeral Home with Bro. Rex Bullock officiating. Burial will be in Paul’s Chapel Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Ara Sharp; two daughters, Auna Morgan and Ragan (Chris) Davis; one brother, Benny (Yvonne) Sharp; one sister, Betty (Carroll) Parks; four grandchildren, Dyllan Morgan, Cameron Davis, Price Davis and Sage Davis; and two great-granddaughters, Oakley Morgan and River Morgan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son-in-law, Joe Morgan and one nephew, Shane Parks.

Pallbearers are Cameron Davis, Rick Downs, Levi Downs, Kimble Crawford, Tony Christian and Zak Yarbrough.

Honorary pallbearers are Leland Barnett, Gene Wilkins, Jimmy Moore, Jack Downs and Larry Dunahoo.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Ara Sharp, Wife
  • Auna Morgan, Daughter
  • Ragan Davis (Chris), Daughter
  • Benny Sharp (Yvonne), Brother
  • Betty Parks (Carroll), Sister
  • Dyllan Morgan, Granddaughter
  • Cameron Davis, Grandson
  • Price Davis, Granddaughter
  • Sage Davis, Granddaughter
  • Oakley Morgan, Great-Granddaughter
  • River Morgan, Great-Granddaughter
  • Bro. W.E. Sharp, Father (deceased)
  • Liddie Sharp, Mother (deceased)
  • Joe Morgan, Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Shane Parks, Nephew (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Cameron Davis, Pallbearer
  • Rick Downs, Pallbearer
  • Levi Downs, Pallbearer
  • Kimble Crawford, Pallbearer
  • Tony Christian, Pallbearer
  • Zak Yarbrough, Pallbearer
  • Leland Barnett, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gene Wilkins, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jimmy Moore, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jack Downs, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Larry Dunahoo, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  • A Celebration of Life Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Memories

Billy Gene Sharp

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Chuck Geno

February 12, 2020

I have fond memories of Billy delivering Sealtest milk. That’s also where we sold our milk. Every so often, he’d give me a sample carton. He was a good man.

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Biography

Billy Gene Sharp, 80, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020, at his home. He was born May 17, 1939, to Bro. W.E. and Liddie Sharp. He graduated from Booneville High School. As a teenager, he worked for Walden’s Supermarket, he worked for Turner Dairy delivering milk for 36 years, and became known as “the milk man”, after retiring he worked for Piggly Wiggly. He was a member of Paul’s Chapel Church. He enjoyed horses, gardening, being around and talking with people, and never got tired of his family.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at McMillian Funeral Home with Bro. Rex Bullock officiating. Burial will be in Paul’s Chapel Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Ara Sharp; two daughters, Auna Morgan and Ragan (Chris) Davis; one brother, Benny (Yvonne) Sharp; one sister, Betty (Carroll) Parks; four grandchildren, Dyllan Morgan, Cameron Davis, Price Davis and Sage Davis; and two great-granddaughters, Oakley Morgan and River Morgan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son-in-law, Joe Morgan and one nephew, Shane Parks.

Pallbearers are Cameron Davis, Rick Downs, Levi Downs, Kimble Crawford, Tony Christian and Zak Yarbrough.

Honorary pallbearers are Leland Barnett, Gene Wilkins, Jimmy Moore, Jack Downs and Larry Dunahoo.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.