John David Sharp

Aug. 08, 2013 @ 11:54 PM

John David Sharp, 71 of DeLand, Florida passed away August 6, 2013 at his home. He was born in Vincentown, NJ and was a retired building contractor. He loved anything that had to do with water, swimming and scuba diving. He was predeceased by his parents, John W. and Olive M. Sharp, his first wife, Caroline Joan Sharp and two sons, John Woodrow and James David Sharp. He is survived by his wife, Martha of DeLand, FL., siblings, Clarence D. Sharp, (Wildred), Patricia Conover, Virginia M. Sharp, Judith M Chambers ( Terry), Cynthia L. Glenn ( Jimmy), and Richard W. Sharp ( Jennifer). Daughter; Christine Merickel (Eric), grandchildren, Brett E. Merickel, Amber M. Layman (Lee), Raymond W. Merickel ( Elizabeth), Samatha C. Merickel, and Amanda Webb ( Todd), 6 great grandchildren, Gustav, Abbigail, Daphne, Gracie, Rori, and Baby Layman. The family would like to especially that Vitas Hospice and Willard Hawkinberry for their kind expressions. Lankford Funeral Home, DeLand, Florida