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Toney “Gene” Sharp
1957 - 2017

Toney “Gene” Sharp, 60, of Burkburnett, passed away Tuesday, August 22.

A Celebration of Life was held Thursday at Lakeview Assembly of God in Wichita Falls with Jarrell Kuykendall, officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Burkburnett.

Gene was born on Jan. 13, 1957, in Gatesville, to the late Tony and Loveta Dale (Ewing) Sharp. On May 6, 1978, he married Betty Wade in Lubbock. He retired after many years as a TABC Officer, and later worked as a Campus Police Officer at Vernon College. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Tommy Martin; and his sister, Debra Kay Sharp.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Betty Sharp of Burkburnett; his sons, Justin Sharp of Wichita Falls, and Trent Sharp of Iowa Park; three sisters, Barbara Moyers of Midland, Linda Walker of Arlington, and Betsy Martin of Granbury; three brothers, Jim Martin of Buffalo, WY., Rickey Martin of Lubbock, and Michael Lee Sharp of Fayetteville, N. C.; and a granddaughter.

The family suggest memorials be made to the Children’s Home of Lubbock, 4404 Idalou Rd, Lubbock, TX 79403.

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