July 14, 1929-May 13, 2018
MARSHALL — Services for Thomas Sharratt, 88, of Marshall, are 11 a.m. Friday at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Following a reception, burial will be in the Lynd City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday at the Hamilton Funeral Home.
He died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center in Marshall.
Thomas Gail Sharratt was born July 14, 1929, in Lynd Township, to Evan and Hattie (VanBreasen) Sharratt. He was a proud member of the 1946 Lynd basketball team that placed second in the state tournament. Tom graduated from Lynd High School in 1947 and went on to earn a teaching degree from South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota.
After college, Tom was drafted into the United Sates Army and served his country in Korea as a forward observer of the artillery. Upon returning home, he taught history, geography, and driver’s education while also coaching basketball. He worked in Byron, Russell, and Milroy.
Tom enjoyed life on the family farm, combine rides, and his pet dogs. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed visiting with friends, spending time with family, and watching sports.
Tom moved to Boulder Estates in 2002 and then to Boulder Creek earlier this year.
Blessed be his memory.
He is survived by several cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ray; and sister, Corrine.
Hamilton Funeral Home