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William T. Sharp

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Date published: 3/31/2013

William T. Sharp

William Tilson "Ray" Sharp, 85, of Stafford County passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital. He was born in Hanover County.

Mr. Sharp served his country in the Army Air Corps and was a veteran of World War II. He served his community as a loyal member of the Stafford County Lions Club and the Stafford County Republican Committee. Employed for many years as a salesman for Virginia Bearings and Supply Company, his "life's work" was his family.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Durrette Sharp; daughters Donna Dinger of Spotsylvania County and Ann Bane (John) of Hampton; son-in-law Ed Dinger; grandchildren Caitlyn Dinger, Adam Dinger, Gregory Bane, William Bane and Amelia Bane; several nieces and nephews; and the many members of his extended family.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675; or to Big Brothers Big Sisters at rbbbs.org.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.