Hunter James Sharp, age 20, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018.
Born July 14, 1997, in Troy, Ohio, he was a son of Robert A. and Jennifer Lynn Taynor Sharp.
Hunter was a 2016 graduate of Miami East High School. He was a 10 year member of Farrow to Finish 4-H club and a four-year member of Miami East FFA chapter, where he served as an officer for two years and earned both his State and his American Farmer Degree. He was an employee of DBS Prestress Construction. He enjoyed great success at the Miami County Fair, earning numerous grand and reserve champions and showing at the Ohio State Fair. He was a member of Cove Spring Grange.
He loved his Dodge truck, riding four wheelers, motorcycles, playing corn hole, trap shooting and the great outdoors. His favorite pastime was hanging out with family and his buddies.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandmother, Mary S. Sharp; maternal grandfather, Herbert A. Taynor; great grandparents, Warren Beeson, Marvin and Mildred Taynor, Frank and Gladys Thompson and Jack and Margaret Sharp.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by great grandmother, Doris Beeson of Troy, Ohio; maternal grandmother, Patricia A. Taynor, of Troy, Ohio; paternal grandfather, Robert A. Sharp, of Fletcher, Ohio; sister, Miranda Lee Sharp and Daryl Taylor; niece and nephew, Claire and Oliver Taylor; aunts and uncles, Tom and Lisa Bergman, of Troy, Ohio, and Phil and Cheryl Greenlee, of Bidwell, Ohio; cousins, Logan, Kyle, Caleb and Brenner Greenlee, Adam Bergman, Abbey, Zach and Anna Overholser, Sam and Kelsey Bergman, Ryan Bergman and Maggie Bergman; and numerous great-aunts and-uncles, cousins and friends.
Family will receive friends Thursday, March 8, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Baird Funeral Home in Troy, Ohio. Funeral service will be held Friday, March 9, 10:30 a.m. at Baird Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Beeson officiating. Burial will follow in Casstown Cemetery in Casstown, Ohio. Pallbearers include Logan Greenlee, Caleb Greenlee, Kyle Greenlee, Ryan Bergman, Kayden Gustin, Josh Etter, Cody McNulty, and Trey Rush. Honorary Pallbearer Brenner Greenlee. A Grange Service will be held at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a scholarship fund to be established by the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.bairdfuneralhome.com