Richard Andrew Sharpe, 67, was born in New York, New York on January 22, 1947 and passed away in Los Angeles, California on November 5, 2014. Richard was a Police Officer for the Los Angeles Police Department for 30 years and flew helicopters in their Air Support Division. He retired from the LAPD in 2000. Richard proudly served his country in the US Army and was given an Honorable Discharge, and was a long time member of the National Guard. Richard is survived by his loving wife, Patricia E. Sharpe of Downey, his daughter, Christine (Paul) Yoon of Downey, Stephen (Natasha) Sharpe of Downey, John Eric Sharpe of Downey, Carolyn (Samuel) Barnes of Grand Terrace, CA and Colleen Sharpe of Salt Lake City, UT. He also leaves his grandchildren, Caitlyn and Addison Yoon and Julia and Nicholas Barnes, along with his brother, Alfred Sharpe of Fort Mojave, AZ and numerous nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our web site, and also for suggested donations in lieu of flowers. www.rishermortuary.com. Risher Mortuary & Cremation Service are Funeral Directors. (562) 699-0916
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 10727 Downey Ave., Downey, CA 90241. A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2014 at 12:45 PM at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518.
Published: Nov. 13, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 31