Bert Sharpe
December 26, 2017


Bert Wiley Sharpe, 79, of East Palatka, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Palatka Health Care Center following an extended illness.

Bert was born in Roanoke, Virginia and had lived in East Palatka for the past 40 years, coming from Virginia. He served honorably in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He owned and operated A-1 Auto in Palatka and had been a long-distance truck driver for most of his career, having driven to 49 states. He was a Mason and was a member of the East Palatka Shrine Club. He enjoyed his work as a truck driver and also enjoyed woodworking. He had made bird houses, Christmas items, and decorative items.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Sharpe; and a granddaughter, Brandee Smith.

Surviving are a step-daughter, Laurie Cannon of Palatka; five grandchildren and spouses, Ashley Lowe of Crescent City, Tiffany and Johnny Lyons of Palatka, Joie and Evan Whitaker of Palatka, Kryston Chitwood of Jacksonville, and Seth Cannon of Palatka; and nine great grandchildren.

No services are planned.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Rodeheaver Boys Ranch, 380 Boys Ranch Road, Palatka, FL 32177.

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