SHARP, RALPH GLEN VETERAN WWII - Howell County, Missouri | RALPH GLEN VETERAN WWII SHARP - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Ralph Glen VETERAN WWII SHARP

Willow Springs City Cemetery
Howell County,
Missouri

S SGT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
Aug 26, 1922
May 4, 2016

Ralph Glen Johnston Sharp was born August 26, 1922 at the family home in Clear Springs, Missouri and passed away at his home May 4th, 2016 making his age 93 years, 8 months, and 9 days.
Ralph was united in marriage to Joyce Smith on December 2nd, 1949, and to their union one son, Ralph Dean, was born. He married Dorothy Grogan in 1970 and to their union one son, David Glen was born.
Ralph was a member of the Missouri Restaurant Association and Restaurant Board.
Ralph attended grade school at Clear Springs, Missouri and moved onto high school in Willow Springs, Missouri. He joined CCC Camp at age 17 and then to Blooming Rose Camp at age 18. At age 19 he moved to St. Louis and worked at Century Electric until he was drafted into the United States Army. On November 25, 1942 he went to Camp Clairborne, Louisiana and did maneuvers in the swamps with the 103rd Division for 74 Days. He then changed camps to the 84th Division at Camp Howze in Texas and took extended infantry training until he was moved to Camp Shanks in New York to be shipped with the 103rd Division to Marsay in South France. They had 500 fighting miles from Moselle, France to the Brennar Pass in Austria.
Ralph is preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Mattie Sharp, wife Joyce, and granddaughter, Kristi.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of the home, sons Dean and David Sharp and his grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Helen Smith of Pittsburgh, Kansas
Services for Ralph Glen Sharp were held Monday, May 9th at 11:00 AM at Clear Springs Community Church in Clear Springs, Missouri. Interment and Military Honors were at Willow Springs City Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville, Missouri.[summersvillebeacon.atomicnewstools.com]

Contributed on 11/19/16 by mjrwag
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Record #: 800622

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Submitted: 11/19/16 • Approved: 11/19/16 • Last Updated: 11/19/16 • R800622-G0

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