Andrew “Andy” G. Sharpe of Englewood passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 10, 2012. He was born on Oct. 31, 1940.
He is survived by his loving wife, Phyllis “Lolly” Sharpe; son, Michael; daughter, Jamie Curry; grandson, Brayden Curry; sister, Denise Alexandrou; and brother, George.
The Sharpe family relocated to Englewood from New Jersey in 1953. Andy's family opened Sharpe’s Garage in the ’50s. Later, Andy provided small engine repair service to Englewood residents until 2002 when he semi-retired.
He and Lolly enjoyed boating, fishing, scuba diving and lobstering in local waters and in the Florida Keys. Andy had a passion for supporting local athletic programs with his grandson.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Englewood Gardens Club, 2560 N Beach Rd, on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Andy’s honor to the Lemon Bay Touchdown Club and mailed to P.O. Box 38, Englewood, FL 34295, to assist local Lemon Bay High School football athletes with fees required for participation.
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