Leo F. Sharp…February 7, 1925 – December 16, 2012

A service of Celebration for lifelong McClave/Wiley resident, Leo Sharp will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 21, 2012 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Calob Rundell of the Wiley United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado.

Visitation for Leo will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, at the Peacock Family Chapel.

Leo Forgey Sharp was born on February 7, 1925 in Lamar, Colorado to Don L. Sharp and Velma M. (Forgey) Sharp. Leo passed away on December 16, 2012 at the homeplace in McClave, Colorado at the age of 87 with his family by his side. Leo served on numerous boards and committees in McClave and Wiley area. His greatest love was being a farmer and rancher and enjoying the love of his life, Mildred and family.

He is preceded in death by his parents Don L. Sharp, father and mother Velma M. Sharp.

Leo is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred of the family home in McClave, daughters Jane (Arnald) Swift of Pueblo, Judy (Randy) Tucker of Lamar, son Glen (Dee) Sharp of McClave. Grandchildren Jason (Hally) Swift of Raymond, CA, Craig (Rendi) Swift of Pueblo, CO, Scott Tucker of Kitimat, British Columbia, Jon (Jamie) Tucker of Windsor, CO, Amy (Charles) Creary of Vilseck, Germany, Colette (Trenton) Dyke of Walter, OK, Christa (Travis) Lusher of McClave, CO, Tand (Kelli) Bitner of Lamar, CO. Great Grand Children, Jake & Aubrey Swift of Raymond,CA, Laci and Blake Swift of Pueblo, CO, Zanden, Annelise and Avery Dyke of Walters, OK, Mason & Lillian Tucker of Windsor, CO, Dixie Bitner of Lamar and Braxton Mayhew of McClave. His sisters Merle Smith of Lamar, CO and Eva Mae (Dick) Strain of Easton, PA. His brother Harvey Sharp of Olney Springs, CO, sisters-in-law Mary Lou (Gid) Semmens and Janet (Art) Lawrence and all their families and by numerous relatives and friends.

The family request in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wiley Methodist Church and/or Lamar Area Hospice.

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