Robert Norman Sharpe, 70, passed away on March 2, 2014, in Dallas.
He was born Feb. 23, 1944, in Moultrie, Ga., the son of the late Norman and Betty Sharpe of Mt. Vernon.
He was a graduate of Mt. Vernon Township High School.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served honorably as a captain in the U.S. Army Special Forces. After his military service, “Bob” joined Electronic Data Systems in Dallas where he worked as an executive until his retirement.
He continued to serve as a board member of Merit Energy after his retirement.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Frances Sharpe; his son, Robert Sharpe and wife Charlotte and their daughter Margaret; a daughter, Emily Sacher and husband Jason and their three sons, Jackson, Davis and Grant; a sister, Jeanne Oschsenschlager; and a brother, Addison Sharpe.
Bob’s remains will be laid to rest at his beloved ranch in Colorado.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project at http://support.woundedwarriorproject.org.