Obituary: Thomas Tharpe, 72, of Monroe

Thomas Lee Tharpe of Monroe, GA, beloved husband of Jane Gatch Tharpe entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 leaving behind a loving family of children, grandchildren and many friends who will miss him dearly.

A visitation service will be held on Sunday, September, 23, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home, 760 Highway 11 SE, Monroe, GA. A grave side service will be held at Ebenezer Cemetery in Yemassee, SC on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm.

He was the son of RJ and Nora B Tharpe of Varnville, SC. He was predeceased by sister and two brothers Jacqueline Jordan, Bobby J. Tharpe and Samuel Edward Tharpe.

Tommy was a successful businessman having worked for Exxon Mobile Propane. He also worked for Plains Marketing before retiring in 2015.

He and Jane were married for 50 years. Left to remember his many acts of kindness and his entertaining personality are Jane and their son James Allen Tharpe (Susan) and daughter Catherine Leigh Duplantis (Mike). Ellie and Collier Tharpe, Jake, Sarah, and Megan Deprospero and Alexis and Mia Duplantis.

He was loved by the people in his industry and greatly loved by his family and friends.

Visitation is being held September 23, 2018, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Meadows Funeral Home.

A graveside service is to be held September 25, 2018, at 1 p.m., in Yemassee, South Carolina.

Interment will be at Ebenezer Cemetery.

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