Gerald D Sharp

March 21, 1933November 18, 2021

Gerald D. Sharp, age 88 of Greenville, Ohio passed away Thursday November 18, 2021 at the EverHeart Hospice Care Center of Greenville. Gerald was born March 21, 1933 in Greenville Township Darke County, Ohio and the son of the late Charles A. and Mabel C. (Mann) Sharp.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Wayne Sharp, Max Sharp, Adrian Sharp, George Sharp, and Jack Sharp: sisters Marjorie Strait and Jo Ann Thompson and a great grandson Grayson Cassidy.

He was a Veteran serving in the U.S. Army in the Korean War from 1953 until 1955. He was a mail clerk at the 21st Station Hospital in Pusan, Korea. He was a 30 year employee for D.G. & U. Trucking in Greenville and Commercial Motor Freight working in Cincinnati in sales from 1963 until 1965 and becoming manager in Greenville until 1985. He later worked at Production Support of Russia.

Gerald was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Greenville, a Lifetime member of V.F.W. and a member of the Elks Lodge #1139 both of Greenville.

Gerald is survived by his wife Arlene M. (Stephan) Sharp of Greenville. They were married January 28, 1956. Also daughter and son-in-law Pam & Tim Locke of Ludlow Falls, son and daughter-in-law Bryan & Sue Sharp of Greenville and daughter and son-in-law Jodi & John Barge of Versailles; grandchildren Josh & Megan Locke, Sarah & Kevin Kress, Emily Locke, Lyndsay & Matt Huffman, Stephan Sharp, Jerrica & Caleb Cassidy and Jarett Barge; great grandchildren Mahayla, Maybree & Malone Locke, Averie, Reegan & Sawyer Kress; Olivia & Bryce Huffman and Charlette Cassidy; brother and sister-in-law Larry & Patty Sharp Lancaster, Ohio as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday November 23, 2021 in the St. John Lutheran Church 7418 State Route 121-N. Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Alliyah Greaver officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until time of the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to EverHeart Hospice of Greenville, St. John Lutheran Church or Darke County Cancer Association.


  • Family will receive friends

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • Burial

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021


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Diane Nealeigh

November 23, 2021

So sorry for your loss. I always think of him when I look at my beautiful table that he redone for me. Such a nice man.

George Stuck

November 23, 2021

Marcella and I will pray for you during these days and you have our deepest sympathies. God Bless. George and Marcella Stuck and Family.

Rick & Nancy Shepherd

November 22, 2021

Rick & I are so sorry for loss . We are praying for your family at this difficult time. God Bless. ✝️✝️✝️

julie cromwell

November 20, 2021

so sorry to hear this Arlene

.deepest sympathies to you and your family

Teddi Blocher

November 20, 2021

Arlene and family,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Your loss is great, but you have the many memories of better times to help you through the days ahead.


St John Lutheran Church Greenville

November 18, 2021

To Arlene and the family of Gerald Sharp,
We are sorry to learn of your loss. May the God of Peace be with you and grant you His comfort that, as you mourn the loss of Gerald, you are reminded of the sure and certain promise of eternal life in Christ Jesus.
In the love of Christ our Lord,
Your church family at St John