Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 19, 2013

Michael Duff Sharpe

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

ENGLEWOOD, Fla —  Michael Duff Sharpe

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Michael Duff Sharpe, age 62, met his heavenly Father on Saturday, April 13, 2013.  He was a dedicated employee of Lemon Bay Country Club for 23 years where he made his closest friends, Chip Copeman and Bruce Crocker,  He appreciated the care and compassion of all his fellow employees.

Michael grew up in Bramwell, W.Va.,  and graduated from Bramwell High School.  He attended Fellowship Church of Englewood, Fla., and had a strong belief in God.

He is survived by one son, Michael Duff (Duffy) Sharpe II and wife, Lori, of Princeton, W.Va.; one daughter, Rebeka Stawarz and husband, Matt of Bluefield, W.Va.; two grandsons, Brody Sharpe and Connor Stawarz.  He has two brothers, John Sharpe of Princeton, W.Va., and Mark Sharpe of Englewood, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Signor and Marguerite Sharpe; one sister, Nancy Charles; and one brother, David Sharpe.

His wish was to be brought home to the beautiful mountains of W.Va. For his final resting place.

Services will be conducted at the Cravens – Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at 1:00 p.m.

The viewing will be at Cravens - Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, W.Va. on the evening of Saturday, the 19th of April, 2013 from 6-8 p.m.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.