Benny Eugene Sharp, 77

September 14, 1944 ~ July 25, 2022 (age 77)

Benny Eugene Sharp, age 77, of Kingston passed away Monday, July 25, 2922 at his home. He was born September 14, 1944 in Ringgold, Georgia and has made his home in Roane County for the past 32 years.  He was a United States Army veteran who dedicated 23 years of service to his country and proudly served during the Vietnam War.  He enjoyed fishing after his military career.  Preceded in death by his parents, Arthur & Marguerite Sharp.

SURVIVORS

Wife                            Jackie Sharp of Kingston

Children                     Dennis Sharp & wife, Megan

                                    David Sharp and Danny Sharp

Step-children             Sheila Watson & husband, Tim

                                    Bryan Eller & wife, Karen

                                    Bruce Eller & wife, Cathy

                                    Glynis Moore & husband, Rick

Several extended family members and friends

A private service will be held by the family.  Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net .  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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