A Former Vice-Mayor for Knoxville Has Passed Away

A former Vice-Mayor for Knoxville has died.

Longtime city leader Jack Sharp passed away over the weekend at the age of 87. He is said to be the longest-serving vice mayor in the city’s history. He was vice mayor for more than a decade. Sharp served 28 years on city council, serving until 2003.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) at Bridges Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery at 12:45 on Wednesday.

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