John David Sharpe, 82, of Doe Creek Road in Pembroke died Saturday morning December 2, 2006 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. Born in Price, NC on April 24, 1924 he was a son of the late Earl C. Sr. and Annie Smith Sharpe. David was retired from RAAP; was a veteran of the U S Army in WW II serving in the China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations; was a member of Giles Lodge No. 106 AF&AM for over fifty years. He was preceded in death by his wife Margaret White Sharpe on October 4, 2005, and a brother Earl C. Sharpe, Jr.
Surviving are two brothers Joe H. Sharpe of Pembroke and Samuel T. Sharpe of Roanoke; four sisters Nancy S. Williams of Pearisburg, Pauline S. DeHart of Peterstown, WV, Aline S. Conn of Richmond, Mildred S. Ward of Greensboro, NC and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Birchlawn Abbey in Pearisburg with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating and graveside rites by Giles Lodge No. 106 AF&AM following. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Sunday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to The American Cancer Society or the charity of choice. . Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.