The Rev. Byron Sharp died at his home, 1531 Grand Avenue, early Saturday [November 17, 1923] morning after an illness of several weeks. The Rev. Sharp was 77 years old, and had been a minister of the Methodist Church in the Columbia River Conference for almost 50 years, excepting about three years when he was pastor of the Congregational Church at Brewster.
He came across the plains when but a boy six years old, traveling in an ox wagon.
He is survived by his wife, three sons, Herbert Sharp of Oregon, Howard and Earl in California and a daughter, Mrs. George Chilson of Portland.
There will be a short funeral service at the Chapel of Challacombe & Fickel, Sunday evening at 6:30. The Rev. Reid of the First Methodist Episcopal Church and the Rev. Nicholas of Lowell Congregational Church, officiating. The body will be taken to Brewster Monday morning for interment . It will be accompanied by Mrs. Sharp.
Everett Herald, November 17, 1923
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman