Tommy D. Sharrett, 73, the original “wheeler dealer” of Princeton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at his home in Princeton.
Tom was born
Tom moved to
In 1988, Tom purchased the dealership from
Ralph Dauby-renaming it Sharrett
Chevrolet-Buick, and Tom started “wheelin and a dealin”. Later he purchased the Pontiac-Olds
dealership from Bob Kranitz-forming Tom Sharrett GM Superstore. It closed in 2005 due to
illness. Tom always said
Tom is survived by his wife of 41 years, Joyce Sharrett of Princeton; his children, Neena (Bobby) Livermore of Princeton, Darla (Allen) Karnes of Carbondale, Ill., Lynda Sharrett-Field of Lexington, Ky., Bob (Karen) Bailey of Antioch, Ill., Joe Bailey of Princeton; grandchildren, Travis (Pricilla) Livermore of Carbondale, Ill., Tyson Livermore (Loganne Smith) of Bloomington, Zach and Jackson Treece of Carbondale, Thomas and Sidney Field of Lexington, Ky., Nikki Bailey (Mike Brady) of Arizona, Mackenzie, Tyler and Jayme Bailey of Antioch, Ill., Briana (Travis) Smith of Princeton, Brittany Bailey and Zac Bailey both of Princeton; three great-grandchildren, Rylee and Barrett Smith, Gabriel Livermore; two sisters-in-law, Judy Moore, Jan Maxey; two special aunts and an uncle, Kenneth and Clayre Sharrett of South Carolina, Elizabeth Wolfe of Evansville; nieces and numerous friends.
Funeral services will be at
Visitation will be from Sunday at Colvin Funeral Home in