Amos Barnette Sharps
Amos Barnette “Bud” Sharps, 101, died Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Oakland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Oakland.
Born February 11, 1915, in Harrison County, WV, he was the son of the late Amos Battey and Julia (Barnette) Sharps. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Excella Sharps; a daughter, Julia Avis Ryker; a son-in-law, John Ryker and three sisters.
Amos was a school teacher, teaching throughout Maryland and West Virginia. He was a U.S. Army veteran and past president of the Elkton Lions Club, Elkton, MD. Amos volunteered with 4H and the Boy Scouts of America and worked as a carpenter.
He is survived by a sisterin-law, Melva Hess, Fairmont; three nieces and a nephew.
Friends will be received at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Dr., Oakland, on Tuesday June 28, 2016 from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Donald Matthews officiating. Interment will be in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone, MD.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of choice.
Condolences may be sent to his family at www.new manfuneralhomes.com.