Mr. Elmer Glenn Sharpe, 96, of Siler City went home to Jesus Sunday, September 17th at his home surrounded by his wife, Rosa and family.
Glenn was born in Alamance County, NC to Edgar Dwight Sharpe and Sarah Francis Neese. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Rosa Lee Smith Sharpe of the home and one son, Doug Sharpe of Belmont, NC and one stepson, Doug Clark (Anna) of Liberty, NC. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as many siblings; Gladys Wright, Lofton Sharpe, Mable Graves, Christine Simpson, and Nina Isley. One son, Fred Sharpe and one grandson, Matthew Sharpe.
Glenn was a Navy Veteran of WWII having served aboard the USS Hancock CV19 "The Fighting Hannah" and the Korean conflict having served aboard the USS Cascade AD-16. He was the owner/operator of Reliable Pattern in Greensboro, NC for over 50 years. He was educated at the Sylvan School in Snow Camp, NC. He was also a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Burlington, NC. Family will receive friends on Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 10 – 10:50 AM at First United Methodist Church, 1101 W. Raleigh St., Siler City, NC 27344, with the service following at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, 4172 Mt. Hermon Rock Creek Rd., Graham, NC 27549. Officiated by Reverend William Sabiston.
Memorials can be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 1732 W. Davis St., Burlington, NC 27215.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Sharpe family.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com