The family of Don Sharp sadly announce his sudden passing on April 14, 2012, at the age of 70. Don was born on May 22, 1941 in Vancouver B.C.
Don is predeceased by his father Donald Sharp Sr., survived by his mother “Birdy” (Roberta) and her husband John of Yuma, AZ, his loving companion of 22 years Vi, his three children: Dawn Marie (Dave) of Edmonton, AB, David of Victoria, BC, and Daniel (Jane) of Bangkok, his two step daughters Cynthia and Joyce, seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. He was a kind and gentle man; he will be greatly missed.
Don spent 29 years in the Canadian Navy as a weapons technician. Upon retirement he returned to Salmon Arm only to return to service as a Cocksen for 6 months. After which he continued to be active in the community as a Guard at the local RCMP detachment, and serving for over 12 loyal and dedicated years at the Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Camp. Don loved ocean fishing, hunting and socializing at the Royal Canadian Legion.
Don requested no service. Instead happy hour will be held at the Salmon Arm Royal Canadian Legion on Friday, April 20, 2012 from 2-4 p.m.