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Glen Sharp

July 11, 1941 July 24, 2019
Glen Sharp
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Obituary for Glen Sharp

Funeral Services for Glen Sharp, age 78, who passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019, will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 11 AM at the Cummings Family Funeral Home. Visitation will held Saturday morning from 9:30 AM until service time. Interment will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Bedford. Memorials may be given in his name. Cummings Family Funeral Home is entrusted with the services form Mr. Sharp. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.cummingsfamilyfuneralhome.com under Obituaries.

Glen Ernest Sharp was born July 11, 1941 in Clayton Township to Ernest and Chloris (Matheny) Sharp. He grew up attending Hess country school and graduated from Bedford High School. After High School Glen worked on the family farm with his father Ernest and uncle, Roy Sharp. Glen also worked with his neighbor Wilbur Simmons. As a young man Glen enjoyed trapping and hunting. His dream was going to Alaska to hunt and fish.

Glen met his future wife, Mary Lee Golay, at a dance in Gravity, Iowa and the couple was married June 1, 1963. To this blessed union 3 daughters were born, Debra Lynn, Brenda Lee and Diana Marie, and two sons, Danny Ernest and David Allen. Glen and Mary settled on the farm and made it their home for the next 56 years. Glen was active in the Bedford Gun Club, the JC Club, and the Bedford Bowling League. He was also honored by being awarded the Young Farmers Award.

Glen enjoyed many things throughout his life. He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening, artifact hunting and trapshooting. Glen enjoyed playing cards with his friends and family. Glen's family, children and grandchildren were his greatest love of all.

Glen is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Chloris; daughter, Brenda; grandchildren Ashey and Brooke Maley. Left to cherish Glen's memory are his wife 56 years Mary, children, Debra Maher and spouse Doug, Diana Foote and spouse Jerimiah, Danny and partner Alice and David; 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren along with many other family and friends.

May God comfort all those who mourn Glen's passing.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

3

Aug

9:30 AM 8/3/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cummings Family Funeral Home

1406 Madison Avenue
Bedford, IA 50833

Cummings Family Funeral Home
1406 Madison Avenue Bedford 50833 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

3

Aug

11:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 8/3/2019 11:45:00 AM
Cummings Family Funeral Home

1406 Madison Avenue
Bedford, IA 50833

Cummings Family Funeral Home
1406 Madison Avenue Bedford 50833 IA
United States

Interment

Saturday

3

Aug

12:00 PM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM - 12:15 PM 8/3/2019 12:15:00 PM
Fairview Cemetery

Bedford, IA 50833

Fairview Cemetery
Bedford 50833 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairview Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bedford, IA 50833

Bedford 50833 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

May be given in his name.

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