Don Sharp thumbnail

Donald Ray "Don" Sharp

April 3, 1947 - October 10, 2020

Donald Ray Sharp, 73, passed away peacefully in his home on October 10, 2020.  He is preceded in death by his father, Ivan Sharp, his mother, Ruth Sharp, and his sister Penny Sharp.  He is survived by his daughters, Tami Rivera (Edwin) of Poway, CA, Lori Lewin (Donny) of Terre Haute, IN, Candi Davis (Jerry) of Ward, AR, & his son, Christopher Sharp of Portage, IN.  As well as his sister, Pam Millsap of Hobart, IN and his brothers David Sharp (Laura) of New Port Richey, FL , Dale Sharp of Hobart, IN and Matthew Sharp (Faith) of Maryville, TN.  In addition, Don leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Don worked on the flight deck of the Coral Sea during the Vietnam War.

Don was a police officer with the Lake County Sheriff’s department in Lake County, Indiana for 20 years. He then retired to Tarpon Springs, Florida and ultimately New Port Richey, Florida.

Don had many friends throughout the country.  He never met a stranger.  He was open and welcoming to everyone.  He had a loving and forgiving heart and will be missed deeply by those who loved and knew him.

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Don by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence
25

What our families say...

“I recently traveled to Florida to attend the funeral of a dear relative. It was not an easy trip to make, as I am disabled and travel with my faithful service dog, Whistler. The staff at Michels and Lundquist were so kind and thoughtful and welcomed Whistler and I into their establishment and made sure we were both comfortable. The service was wonderful, so personalized and dear Aunt Glenda looked so beautiful and peaceful.”

×

A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.