February 11, 1932 - January 20, 2019
Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
Raymond Eugene Sharp, 86, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019, at home in Excelsior Springs.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Raymond was born February 11, 1932, in Elmira, MO. He is the son of the late Robert Craven and the late Retha M (Teegarden) Sharp. He married Ruth Ellen Cline on June 27, 1954 in Polo, Missouri. During their nearly 65 years of marriage, Raymond and Ruth tended to their family and watched it grow with three sons, one daughter, 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Raymond served in the US Navy during the Korean War. After leaving the military, Raymond became an Over-the-Road Truck Driver. During his life-long career, Raymond was a Teamster and received recognition as a 3 Million Mile Accident Free Truck Driver.
He is survived by his wife: Ruth Ellen (Cline) Sharp; one daughter: Karen (Chris) Chenier; three sons: Richard (Debi) Sharp, Terry (Tammy) Sharp, and David (Michelle) Sharp; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Estil Sharp and his sister-in-law, Vada Sharp