William “Bill” Clinton Sharpe

Born September 5, 1947 in Alamance County, North Carolina
Departed April 21, 2024 in Palm Bay, Florida

William “Bill” Clinton Sharpe passed away peacefully on April 21, 2024 at William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay.

He was born on September 5, 1947 in Alamance County, North Carolina to the late Max and LaVerne Howell Sharpe.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Donna Lynn Sharpe; his daughters Lisa (Mark) Canada and Stacy Sharpe; his grandchildren Tyler Sharpe, Jessie Sharpe, Clinton (Kendall) Luke, Cory (Dahlymar) Luke and Lauren (Sean) Pittman; great grandchildren Amira and Eliana Luke, Stella Luke, Jaylen, Jordan, E.J. McClain, Reina and Bryson Pittman. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Sandy Sharpe; nephew Everette (Cathy) Sharpe, Jr.; nieces Cassi Ross, Teresa (Ed) Deem, Cynthia (Rodney) Sharpe and many other family members.

He was preceded in death by his grandson Jason Sharpe; his brothers Max Sharpe and Everette Sharpe and sister-in-law Barbara Sharpe..
Bill grew up in North Carolina and moved to Florida in his teenage years. He met Donna and married her in 1968. He worked at McCotter Ford and Beach Auto Body as an automotive painter. He then opened his own shop in 1976, Sharpe’s Body Shop. Bill was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed boating and motorcycles. He spent family vacations in the Florida Keys scuba diving and fishing.

Bill enjoyed driving to Georgia to deer hunt with his best friends and family. Bill was a great friend and helper to many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Family and friends may call from 1:30 pm until the time of his service at 3 pm on Saturday, May 4, 2024 at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home, 1010 E. Palmetto Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32901. A celebration of his life will be held from 2 pm until 7 pm on Sunday, May 19, 2024 at the Captain’s House, 1300 Bianca Drive, NE, Palm Bay, Florida.

His family requests donations to assist with final expenses.

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Jenny from Albuquerque wrote on April 28, 2024:
I miss just sitting and talking with you when I was a kid. You were always so calm and funny. Thank you for being so kind and welcoming to my brother, Chris, and I when we were kids. I will always remember the times we got to visit you and Donna growing up. I love you 💚
lisa canada from palm bay wrote on April 24, 2024:
I will forever love and miss you daddy! You have always been the best father anyone could ask for. You always worked hard and took care of your family. I know you are in Heaven fishing with your brothers and grandson. I cant wait until the day I meet you at the golden gates! Thank you for being such a great father. You have taught me so much and I am grateful for you. Love Always, your daughter Lisa Ann Sharpe-Canada.
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