George A. Sharp, 87, of Amanda, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Pickering House. He was born July 10, 1929 in Amanda and was the son of the late Vance and Della (Arter) Sharp. George was a lifelong farmer in the Amanda area, member of Heidelberg United Church of Christ and a 50 year member of the K of P Lodge in Stoutsville.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Florence (Hoffman) Sharp; his twin sister, Georgie (Harold) Beavers and a brother, Joe (Marie) Sharp both of Amanda and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Vernon, Don, Charles, Carl and Alford Sharp and sisters, Agnes Hooker, Maxine Kuhn and Mary Sohrenssen.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Dave Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery, Stoutsville. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.