Bobby Eugene Sharpe, Sr., 82, of Camden, SC, died Saturday, December 5, 2015. He was born to Sam and Thelma Sharpe of Dayton, TN on May 25, 1933.
Bobby attended schools in Rhea County, was drafted into the military in 1950 and served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. In 1953, he returned to Dayton and married Anna Ruth Milligan. In 1956 Bobby reenlisted in the Air Force and retired after 20 years of service. Following his military career, Bobby worked for Steam Fitters Union 227 and traveled a lot. He retired with a medical retirement from TVA in Spring City, TN and later had his own business, Airmatic Systems, Inc.
Bobby is survived by his wife; daughters, Gaye Kelly (Larry) and Marda Jackson (Melvin); sons, Sam Sharpe (Jill Hatfield); 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-granddaughters.
Bobby was predeceased by his parents; son, Bobby E. Sharpe, Jr. in 2006; brothers, Howard and David Sharpe; and sister, Betty Clark from GA;
A private service will be held at a later date.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Sharpe family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.