George F. Tharp
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Sunday, January 03, 2021
Location: 10:07 p.m., at his home with his daugher, Trina by his side.
 
 
Age: 87
Date of Birth: Wednesday, February 22, 1933
Birth place: Caroll County, Indiana
 
 
Father: Isaac Thomas Tharp  
Mother: Emily ( Tyler ) Tharp  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: George had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area most all of his life
Funeral Date: Monday, January 11, 2021
Funeral Location: 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Family and Friends
Burial will take place: At the Hughes Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: Visitation will be from 12:00 (noon) to 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: George retired from many years as an employee of the old RCA Factory of Monticello, Indiana, Purdue University of West Lafayette, Indiana, and the White County Courthouse of Monticello, Indiana, where he made a friend with everyone he met. After retiring, George spent his time as a volunteer Crossing Guard where you would find him waving at passerby’s and crossing his “kids” safely across US Highway 24 in Monticello, Indiana. In his free time, George loved spending time with his grandchildren as well as playing dart-ball and fellowshipping with various churches in the area. George was a dedicated church member of the former Calvary Baptist Church of Monticello, Indiana, and was a current member of the Sitka Baptist of rural Monticello (Sitka), Indiana, which he loved deeply. He was an AVID Chicago Cubs Baseball fan all his life and he was happy and excited when they won the World Series.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Sitka Baptist Church of rural Monticello (Sitka), Indiana. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home of can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Marriage Information: On August 6, 1954, in Delphi, Indiana, he married Evelyn Eileen Wamsler; she passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017. They had been married for sixty - two years.
Survivors include:
Two (2) Daughters,
Teresa (husband Russell) Lanham of Monticello, Indiana, and
Trina (husband Steven) Nevitt of Monticello, Indiana;

Nine (9) Grandchildren;

Nine (9) Great Grandchildren;

Sister,
Barbara "Barb" Widner of Wabash, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Isaac and Emily (Tyler) Tharp;

Wife,
Evelyn Eileen (Wamsher) Tharp;

Son,
Thomas E. "Tom" Tharp.

Two (2) Sisters,
Francis, and
Flossie;

Three (3) Brothers,
Albert,
Pete, and
Merle.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.