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Obituary for Virgil O. Sharp

SHARP, Virgil O.

Virgil Oscar Sharp, age 82 of Middleville, passed away peacefully at Spectrum Health Butterworth on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Virgil was born on May 2, 1938 in Grant, MI to Byron and Elsie (Leslie) Sharp. Virgil moved to Middleville in the 1960’s to work on a chicken farm before spending many years at Tool Industries. He finished his career at Lescoa/Meridian, working as a press operator for almost 30 years. Gardening and raising chickens took up most of Virgil’s time after retirement, but he always had time for his family, friends, and traveling. He and his wife Sandra were longtime members of Yankee Springs Bible Church in Middleville. Virgil was known as a hard worker and could always make something out of nothing. Virgil is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Sandra Sharp; children: Randy (Dawn) Sharp, Connie Zaidel, and Patrick; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters: Vivian (Junior) Williams, Stella Wagoner. He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Jack and Odetta Hull; and several siblings. Virgil’s family will receive friends on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Yankee Springs Bible Church where his funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, February 6, at 1:00 PM. Covid-19 restrictions will be in place. Burial will take place in Yankee Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions to a charity of one’s choice will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or leave a condolence message for Virgil’s family.