Garland Sharp, of Hustonville, formerly of Liberty, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021, in Danville. He was 72.
Born October 23, 1948, in Lincoln Co., KY, he was a son of the late Lewis and Christine Thompson Sharp. Garland spent most of his career working in the banking industry. He was former Vice-President for the Casey County Bank and for the Farmer’s Deposit Bank. He was a current board member and former loan officer for the Monticello Banking Company. Garland was a 61 year active member of the First Baptist Church in Liberty where he did the following: Deacon, Usher, Chairman of the building and grounds committee, Chairman of the pulpit committee, sanctuary class secretary, Judgement House counselor and actor, and even as much as the “sign person” for the Church sign out front. Garland loved his Church and Pastor Jimmy Brown states “Garland was indispensable. He was a pillar of the Church.”
Garland was a proud US Army Veteran, having served in Vietnam. He also enjoyed a round of golf with his friends.
Survivors include his dear wife whom he wed on April 23, 1969, Patricia Kay Rodgers Sharp; son, Chris (and Jennifer) Sharp of Versailles; daughter, Nikki (and Joe) Dotson of Hustonville; and three grandchildren, Beth, Diana, and Brady.
Garland was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Carol Gregory.
Funeral services will be held at 12:30 PM Monday, August 23, 2021, at Glenwood Cemetery with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery with military honors by the Casey County Honor Guard. Visitation will be private.
Everyone in attendance is requested to wear a facial covering.
Memorial contributions In Memory of Garland Sharp are suggested to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 58, Liberty, KY 42539.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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