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Elton Sharpe

Mr. Elton Sharpe, age 81, of Vidalia, died Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Hazlehurst Court Care and Rehab after an extended illness.  He was a native of the Rock Springs Community in Toombs County and was a graduate of Toombs Central School.  He earned an Associate degree from Berry College in Rome and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Valdosta State University.  Mr. Sharpe was a certified public accountant, working with Piggly Wiggly Southern for fifteen years and with Tom Moore and Associates for twelve years.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving four years and was a former member of the Vidalia Lions Club.  He was a member of the Vidalia Church of God where he served on the Finance Committee.  He was devoted to his family, and he enjoyed spending time with them, especially his grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his wife of fifty-one years, Linda Sharpe; an infant son, Stephen Elton Sharpe; and parents, Roscoe Sharpe and Eliza Grace Joyce Sharpe.

His family includes two children, Susan Mobley and husband Mike of Lyons, and Darrell Sharpe and wife Christy of Vidalia; and two grandchildren, Kayla Horne of Statesboro, and Sarah Kate Sharpe of Vidalia.

The Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.

The funeral service will be Saturday, October 23rd, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Nathan Pittman officiating.  Burial will follow in the Sharpe Cemetery near Alston.

Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children by visiting their website at donate.lovetotherescue.org

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