Obituaries – 10-17-2018

Harry Thomas Sharp

Harry Thomas Sharp, 102, of Portsmouth, Virginia, died Oct. 9.

He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to the late Edwin and Louise Sharp.

He and retired as an engineering tech from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 37 years of service.

Mr. Sharp was a member of Churchland Baptist Church and the Churchland Masonic Lodge No. 276, and he was an Eagle Scout.

A graveside service was held Oct. 12 in Churchland Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Dan Koger. Sturtevant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family online at

Mr. Sharp is survived by his daughter, Janie Sharp Seigler and husband Terry of Portsmouth; son Paul Allen Sharp and wife Brenda of Norfolk; cousin Catherine Charlton; and great niece Bonner Joy, The Islander’s publisher.

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