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Kennith Donald (Kenny) Sharp
Kennith Donald Sharp passed away Wednesday August 7th 2019 at the OU Medical Trauma Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 86. Kennith was born on Saturday January 14th 1933 in Wewoka Ok. to Dewey Calvin and Maudie Mae (Molleur) Sharp. Kennith attended Wewoka Schools and served 2 years active duty in the United States Army and 8 years in the reserve. He resided in Houston Texas for many years. He married the love of his life Sylvia Joan Sanders of Port Arthur Tx. on January 29th 1971. Kennith worked in upper management at the largest VW- Porsche dealership in North America. He was very well acquainted with 18 of the NASA Astronauts from the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs and was invited to attend the lift offs at the Cape in Florida as a special guest of the astronauts. Kennith made sure they did not have o worry about their families vehicles while they weer training or in outer space. He had one of the largest privately owned space collections which brought him many years of joy by sharing with others.
Kennith retired from Johnson's of Chickasha as service manager in 1999. he then opened his own business, Designer Blinds and Shutters, in Chickasha until his illness.Survivors include his wife of 49 years Sylvia Joan Sharp of Chickasha, a son Cary Kent Sharp and wife Theresa of Lahoma, His 2 grandchildren Brittany Harber and husband Cole of Enid and Zacary Sharp of Lahoma. Kennith was preceded in death by his parents Dewey and Maudie, his six brothers Dewey Carl, George, Carl, Joseph, Daniel and David and his two sisters Bonita Burkhart and Juanita Hume. Kennith was a 32 degree Mason at the masonic Lodge # 94 in Chickasha Ok. and recently received his 50 pin for being a Mason and also his 50 year pin for belonging to Scottish Rite. Kennith loved the lord and was a member of Bible Baptist Church whee he attended until his illness
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Stittsworth Funeral Home in Enid Ok with a private memorial service to be held in Houston Texas at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Chickasha Masonic Lodge #94 or the Alzheimer/Dementia Foundation in your area. Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com.