Ed was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Imogene Sharp; one daughter, Gloria Jean Walk; and one son, Edward Arthur Sharp, Jr.
He is survived by one daughter, Ginger Etzenhouser of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; one son, Rick D. Sharp (Dot) of Sugar Creek, Missouri; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Ed was a proud Cabool Bulldog graduate and a World War II veteran serving with the 55th Medic Hospital. He worked for the dairy industry for over 35 years and retired in Independence. He was also proud to be a Teamster and a Free Mason.