He was born August 11, 1931 in Maryville, the son John Austin and Elsie Groves Sharr. Ova was a 1950 graduate of Burlington Junction High School, and was the owner and operator of Sharr Garage in Maryville.
Ova served his country during the Korean War, with the United States Navy. He belonged to the Tri-C American Legion Post #464 in Conception Jct., MO.
Preceding him in death were his parents, son John Sharr, brother Wilmer Sharr and sister Burl Tise.
Ova is survived by his daughter daughter, Kandie (Gary) Lager, Clyde, MO, sons Jerry (Christina) Sharr, Maryville and Raymond (Shelli) Sharr Mountain Grove, MO, 6 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and sister, Madge Horn, Maryville.
Visitation will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, February 18th at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. It will be followed by inurnment at Orrsburg Cemetery, Parnell, MO.
Graveside military services will be by the Missouri Military Honors and Tri-C Post #464.