HD (Horace Douglas) Sharp, 99, went to be with Jesus on March 19, 2019. He was born January 12, 1920, to John and Alice Smith Sharp in Olney, Texas. HD proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe and Asia. Post war, he was a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with most of his service in the Tulsa, Okla. office. He retired in 1975 to Garfield, Ark. HD was fond of telling others that he enjoyed more years in retirement than he did working. HD was a founding member of Boundless Grace Baptist Church in Little Flock, Ark. He served many years as a deacon at Boundless Grace and at First Baptist Church of Garfield, Ark., outlasting many pastors over the years. HD was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Imogene Dunagan; son-in-law, Kevin Scott and wife of 62 years, Francis Austin. HD is survived by his wife, Berna Dean Wise Sharp; daughter, Pamela Scott and son, Larry (Marcia); grandsons, Kasey Scott (Julie), Ryan Scott (Amy), Aaron Scott (Mary); granddaughter, Christine Crowe (Thom), step-son, Jamey Wise (Suzanne), step-daughter, Lisa Collier (Rufus); step-grandsons, Jonathan Wise (Amanda), Jack and James Wise, Stephen Copeland (Rachelynn) and step granddaughter, Rebekah Benson (Shawn), and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2019 at Stockdale-Moody Funeral Services in Rogers. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Boundless Grace Baptist Church in Little Flock, Ark. with Pastor Joshua Ramsey and Rev. Benny Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Ruddick Cemetery in Garfield, Ark. In memory of HD Sharp to World Vision International at https://www.worldvision.org/special-gift or to Gideon's International at https://www.gideons.org/donate. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stockdale-Moody Funeral Services of Rogers, Ark. Words of comfort or memories may be shared at stockdale-moodyfs.com.
Published March 21, 2019