In Memory


Dewey Sharp, 69, of Aledo, formerly of Milan, passed away Monday, March 8, 2010, at Trinity Rock Island.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 12, at Greenview Memorial Gardens Chapel, East Moline. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 11, at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Memorials may be left for the family. Online condolences may be left at

Dewey was born Sept. 1, 1940, in LaCrescent, Minn., one of eight children of Fred A. and Ada Iverson Sharp. He married Linda Teague, of Moline, on July 10, 1961, in Andalusia.

Dewey had worked at Service Rubber and Farmall. He enjoyed fishing, oil painting, woodworking and most of all, spending time with family and grandchildren.

Survivors (and spouses) include his wife of 49 years, Linda Sharp, Milan; children, Darren (Chris) Sharp, Oneida, and Rhonda Sharp, Milan; granddaughters, Blythe Sharp and Malinda Sharp, both of Milan; grandson, Haakon Soggie, Oneida; sisters, Alda "Tootie" Bruckmann, Davenport, Dallas "Dally" Halx, Rock Island, La Dean "Dean" Booth, Rock Island, and Norma Kruse, Rock Island; and brothers, Gerald (Darlene) Sharp, Rock Island, and James (Diane) Sharp, Aledo. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dale Sharp; and granddaughter, Aleea Sharp.

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