William Leon Sharp

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William Leon Sharp

May 24, 1960 ~ April 16, 2023 (age 62)


William Leon Sharp, 62 died April 16 2023 at his home in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is survived by
his loving wife Jill Anderson Sharp of 25 years, his children William R Sharp and his wife, Christine Okes
and her husband Justin, Sara Henkel and her husband Campbell, his sister Cindy Sharp and her husband
Rick Godfrey and their two children, as well as his four grandchildren.
Bill was born in Camden New Jersey to William and Nancy (Simpson) Sharp and grew up in West
Deptford New Jersey. He attended West Deptford High School where he started his lifelong love of golf.
He was an Eagles and Phillies fan and never missed a game. Bill was an avid outdoorsman and craftsman.
His son Billy remembers how he taught him to shoot a gun, gut a fish and defeather a bird. Bill was also
an accomplished pianist.
He had an extensive career in finance and real estate and was VP of Lincoln James Capital at the time of
his death.
He will be remembered as an intelligent and imaginative man who had a knack for storytelling and
many have heard him say, “that was a good story”.
There will be a private family ceremony for Bill and in lieu of flowers please donate to your local Animal

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  • April 27, 2023
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  • April 27, 2023
    Billy Woolridge Sr says:
    Rest in Peace, Bill. We had some great times at Norwest and GMAC. I will always remember what a great guy you were to work with. Your rendition of Joe Cocker's, With a little help from my friends, is still the best I've ever heard.

  • April 27, 2023
    Bob Havey says:
    Way too soon…. One of the most memorable people I have ever met

  • May 13, 2023
    Mel says:
    I knew Bill a few lifetimes ago - had some good times and memories back then. Glad to see he had a good life shared with family and friends. Rest in Peace Friend.