Sharp, David Ray, age 74, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died October 7, 2021. Dave was born in St. Joseph, MO, and was the son of the late, Ray G. and Theresa Derks Sharp. He was a member of the Basilica Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Atlanta, GA, and St. Stephens Catholic Community in Old Hickory, TN. Dave spent 50 years in the grocery industry as a food broker and was currently Division President at Empire Marketing Strategies in Nashville, TN. He enjoyed watching baseball and football but mostly enjoyed doing for others. He spent his life giving and entertaining his family, friends, and clients. Dave was preceded in death by his sister, Mamie Kay Berkemeier.
He is survived by:
Mother of His Children – Sandy Sharp
Son – Lance (Natalie) Sharp
Daughter – Tanya (Robert) Bouchard
Grandchildren – Taylor Sharp, Bryce Bouchard, Marlee Sharp and McKade Sharp
Nephews – Michael, Paul and Nick Berkemeier
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the American Red Cross since Dave donated blood as often as they would allow, or you can buy his grandchildren lunch someday and tell them about the man you knew and loved.