Dave “Jim” Sharpe Sr.
May 31, 1941 – February 21, 2020
Dave “Jim” Sharpe, Sr., 78, of Osceola, passed away on Friday, February 21st in the Elkhart General Hospital. Dave was born in South Bend, Indiana to Walter and Alice (Beck) Sharpe. On June 23, 1962 at Our Lady of Hungry Catholic Church, he married the love of his life, Delores Robinson. He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. He was employed at Whitehall Labs and then for Kruse Plastics in Elkhart before retiring. In his earlier years Jim raced motorcycles and studied Karate. He developed a passion for weight lifting as a young boy and even lifted a few days before his passing. Dave was also a proud lifelong member of the NRA.
Dave is survived by his loving wife, Delores, along with their four children; David (Angie) Sharpe Jr., of Granger, Julie D. Sharpe, Douglas Sharpe and Donald (Kirsten) Sharpe all of Mishawaka. He was the proud grandpa of Dustin, Kendall, Taylor and Courtney. Dave is also survived by his sister Jayne Hawthorne of California. Dave is also survived by his pup, Dungey.