Royal Edward Tharpe
May 10, 1941 - September 19, 2017
Mr. Royal Edward Tharpe , age 76, of South Hill, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in VCU/Community Memorial Hospital. He was a food/chemical sales representative.
Mr. Tharpe is survived by his wife Joyce T. Tharpe, three daughters; Brenda Forehand (Brad) of Moyock, NC, Patsy Tharpe of Kenbridge and Christy Cable (Tommy) of Charlotte, NC., a son Kenneth Wayne Tharpe (Michelle) of Williamsburg, a step-son Jonathan Thomas (Amber) of South Hill and one step-daughter Krystal Patton (Chad) also of South Hill, three sisters; Josephine Lloyd and Pauline Braddy both of South Boston and Lottie Belle Scearce of Danville, twelve grandchildren; Michael Tharpe, Conner Simmons, Hannah J. Wilborn , Philip Wilborn, Bethany Forehand, Matthew Thomas, Mitchell Usry, Cory Usry, Elijah Cable, Ella Patton, Kira Patton and Camille Patton. He was predeceased by six brothers and one sister.
A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:30 P.M. until the hour of service. Memorial contributions may be made to Living Water Ministries, 116 N. Mecklenburg Ave., South Hill, Va. 23970.
Online condolences may be sent through www.crowderhitecrews.com.
Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home is serving the Tharpe family.