Johnnie R. "John" Sharp
1936 — 2021
Johnnie R. Sharp (John), 84, passed away at his home in Amarillo, Texas. Funeral services were Thursday, January 7, 2020 at First Baptist Church Chapel, with Dr. Howard Batson officiating. Graveside services were at the Boys Ranch Alumni Cemetery with Rev. Corky Holland, Minister of Pastoral Care and Adult Care FBC-Amarillo and the Reverend John Love officiating. John was born to Iva and Arlie Sharp in Freedom, Oklahoma on April 1, 1936. The family later moved to Alva, Oklahoma. He graduated high school from Alva High School in 1954. In August of 1954 he was inducted to into the United States Navy in San Diego, CA. He served four years aboard the USS 898, traveling all thru the Pacific...