Sharp, David Earl passed away on Nov. 19, 2021, from heart failure at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

David was born on June 15, 1956, to Howard and Loyola (Haltiner) Sharp in Alpena, Michigan.

He graduated from Alpena High School in 1974 where he was an avid musician playing trombone in Orchestra and Marching Band. He also loved to play his accordion for family gatherings. He worked for Ludlow Sales in many different positions for 23 years. He retired from Ossineke Industries. His recent years were spent in Chicago, Illinois with his companion Ed McDaniel.

He is survived by his two sons, Dan (Heather) Sharp and James Sharp, his brother Bill (Cheri) Sharp, sisters, Donna (Terry) Winstead, Sue Norwood, seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at a later date with a celebration of life. McWilliams Funeral Home has assisted the family. Online condolences can be registered at mcwilliamsfh.com