December 8, 1955 - August 14, 2020
FLORIST NOTE: PLEASE DELIVER ALL ARRANGEMENTS BY 3PM MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020 TO OUR LEWES LOCATION. Benjamin A. Sharp, Jr., 64 of Sarasota, FL and Milton, DE, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 in Delaware. He was born on December 8, 1955, son of Regina M. (Leskowski) Sharp of North Port, FL and the late Benjamin A. Sharp, Sr. Ben was a retired driver for DHL Courier Company, having also worked for Schagrin Gas Company. He loved traveling with his wife Betty, especially on their yearly trips to Aruba. Always the beach person, Ben loved the winters at Siesta Beach in Sarasota, FL and the summertime beaches of Delaware. He loved the company of good friends and spending time with them at area restaurants for happy hour. Ben’s happiest times were spent working in his yard, riding bikes with his beloved Betty, and cruising in his sports car. He was also a proud veteran, honorably serving in the US Navy for four years. Above all, Ben cherished time spent with those he held most dear. He was a loving and devoted husband, step-father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, cousin, uncle, and friend, who will be deeply missed by all who knew him. In addition to his mother, Ben is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Elizabeth “Betty” A. (Zendrosky) Sharp; his step-sons: Paul Hysock (Michele) and Gregory Hysock; his grandsons: Paul John Hysock and Dean Hysock; his great grandchildren: Kaiden Hysock and Charlotte Hysock; his sister, Eileen Teague of Punta Gorda, FL; and his many cousins, nieces, and nephews. A celebration of Ben's life will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE, where friends may visit beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will be private. Due to the dangers associated with the spread of Covid 19, all attendees must wear a mask and maintain social distancing at all times while attending any aspect of the funeral services. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Ben's memory to the Veterans Administration Hospital, 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805, or the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713. Please sign the online guestbook located on the tribute page.
FLORIST NOTE: PLEASE DELIVER ALL ARRANGEMENTS BY 3PM MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020 TO OUR LEWES LOCATION. Benjamin A. Sharp, Jr., 64 of Sarasota, FL and Milton, DE, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 in Delaware. He was born on December 8, 1955,... View Obituary & Service Information
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