George F. Tharp
|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. |
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.
|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;
Barbara "Barb" Widner of Wabash, Indiana;
Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
|Preceded in Death: |
Isaac and Emily (Tyler) Tharp;
Evelyn Eileen (Wamsher) Tharp;
Thomas E. "Tom" Tharp.
Two (2) Sisters,
Three (3) Brothers,
|Arrangements by: |
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.