Howard Dale Sharp Jr, 91, of Beecher, Illinois, formerly of Carbondale, Illinois passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Howard was born July 5, 1927 in Brookport, Illinois the son of Howard and Helen (nee Bryant) Sharp Sr. On January 29, 1950, he married Ramona McDaniel. He was an accountant for the railroad. He enjoyed golfing, baseball, crossword puzzles. He was an avid Cubs and Packers Fan and he loved sitting in the sunshine and playing poker.
Surviving are his sons, Thomas (Delinda) Sharp of Lynwood, Illinois, Gordon (Tina) Sharp of Monee, Illinois; a daughter-in-law, Donna Sharp of Seminole, Florida; three grandchildren, Brad, Matt, and Maria (Eric) Rosenwald; two great grandchildren, Logan and Brooklyn. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ramona; a son, Bruce Sharp; an infant grandson, Trevor and his sister Hollis McCulley.
Visitation will be on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Hack-Jensen Funeral Home, Beecher, Illinois from 4:00 until 8:00 pm and services will also be on Friday at 8:00 pm immediately following visitation. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale, Illinois at later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be given to the Manteno Veterans Home or Vitas Hospice.