Darryl E. Sharp


Darryl E. Sharp passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Fairbanks, Alaska, from natural causes. He was born April 16, 1962, in Twin Falls, Idaho. He is the son of stepfather John and mother Rochelle Jenkins of Evanston. He attended school in Pocatello, Idaho.

He spent several years in Evanston working at Evanston Lanes as a mechanic. He then moved to Phoenix, Arizona, to pursue the homebuilding trade. He also worked in Lake Havasu and Jackson, before heading to Fairbanks, Alaska, where he spent the last 27 years as a carpenter. 

He loved the outdoors, and he was an accomplished carver in ice and also wood and bone.

He is survived by stepfather and mother, John and Rochelle Jenkins of Evanston; one brother, Rodney (Janet) Sharp of Evanston; one sister, Cindy (Leonard) Martinez of Layton, Utah; one nephew, Jeremiah (Karen) Blake; two nieces, Kathryn (William) Weston of Layton and Laura Blake of Merryville, Illinois; three stepnieces, Jessy, Amanda and Rebecca; one uncle, Duane (Mary Lee) Sammons; cousins, Thomas Sammons and Mari Jo (Jefferson) Clark; and great-nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by a sister, Laura Ann; father, Jack Sharp; grandparents, Forest and Alice Sammons and Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Sharp.

Cremation has taken place.

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