Webster William Sharp, 88 yrs. was born February 19, 1935, to Sam and Helen Sharp in Amarillo, Texas. He had a brother “Bill” and a sister Sammy Lee. He graduated from Amarillo High School in 1953. He then attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and got his BBA Degree in Advertising in 1959. He also attended U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute at SMU, TCU and University of Colorado after college he married Joanna Usry of Lubbock who also attended Texas Tech. They were married a short time later, and he enlisted in the United States Air Force serving at the SAC Base located at Mc Coy AFB in Orlando, Florida and BAF Brize Norton in England. He severed as the Editor of the base newspaper. He received Top Secret Clearance and became base historian. He received an honorable discharge and returned stateside. His Eldest Son was made in England by Texans (Quote from web)
Webster had another son and daughter and settled down in League City, Texas. Designing and building their English Cottage type home there. He served as Executive Director of the Area Chamber of Commerce from 1965 – 1977. He earned 29 Regional, State and National awards for Communication Publications, including the award of Excellence in the National American Chamber of Commerce Exudatives (ACCE) Communications Program. (The top award)
Webster then worked at Texas Society of CPA’s from 1977- 1984, supervising 7.
Associated Locksmiths of America 1984-1986 Then onto meeting Planners International (MPI) for 2 years 1987- 1988, Chemetics Laboratories 2 more years. He then worked for FEMA in 1994 and became an Independent Distributor for Reliv, Inc. 1991. After his divorce, he remarried to Gina who had two sons from a previous marriage and then had his final son Steven. His children were his pride and joy. He grew up playing all sports, making models, just being a boy riding his bike, playing in the empty lot on Taylor Street. He loved to fish; he loved his beautiful home in Lake Dallas on his own Golden Pond. He was so proud of it and loved to sit on his deck and let neighborhood kid’s fish. He loved to watch the airplanes coming in like clockwork approaching DFW. His favorite hobby began “garage saleing” and on the treasures he came upon. Including a kit car replica of a 1929 Mercedes on a 1974 Pinto Chassis. He LOVED that car and had so much fun with it. He was a religious man and wanted that for his kids. He taught them they could do anything they wanted to do.
He loved to travel as often as he could. He loved his Grandchildren. He loved Basketball the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Cowboys. He was always up for watching any game and wanted to share all his food with you. He also wrote a book – “Up with Yourself” for his kids, trying to show encouragements and positivity and to learn from his vast life experiences. He wished for his Children to share some of his readings from this book. He was also a fantastic Photographer!
On Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Crowder Funeral Home, Webster, TX, Webster’s family will greet guests from 11:00 am to Noon. The Funeral Service will follow at Noon. Interment and Military Honors (US Air Force) will take place at Fairview Cemetery, League City, TX.