Harley Sharrock

DEERFIELD — Harley G. Sharrock, age 75, of Deerfield died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. He was born December 21, 1938 in Ypsilanti to Lester and Helena (Perry) Sharrock. On October 18, 1961, in Monroe he married Gaynell Witt and she survives. Harley was a graduate of Deerfield High School. He worked in management with Seaway Food Town from 1960-2000. Harley was a former School Board President and served on the Parish Counsel at Light of Christ Catholic Parish (St. Alphonsus). His favorite pastimes included playing cards, bowling and watching his beloved Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions. Harley had a love for gardening, animals and flowers and he enjoyed playing softball and held the position of coach for the Iott Insurance softball team. Harley truly embraced life and was at his happiest surrounded by family and friends.   In addition to his wife, Gaynell, Harley is survived by his children, Shellie (Rob) Iott, and Roxanne Sharrock both of Adrian and Harley “Jason” (Tracey) Sharrock of Sand Creek; a sister, Delores (Tom) Denniss of Petersburg; seven grandchildren, Ashley and Jake Snyder, Jason, Rebecca, Samantha, Hailey and Harley Sharrock and two step-grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; his aunt, Carrie Wandt of Deerfield; and two sisters-in-law, Floryann Sharrock of Deerfield and Cathy Sharrock of Trevor, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Marvin and Sherman Sharrock and a granddaughter, Rachelle Ann.   Harley’s family would like to especially thank nurse’s Nancy McKenzie and Cindi Young for the excellent care that was given to him. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial service for Harley was at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Light of Christ Catholic Parish (St. Alphonsus), Deerfield with Fr. Jack Loughran as celebrant. Visitation was on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com .