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.
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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