Aug. 4, 1926-Feb. 23, 2007
Willis E. Tharp, 80, Greencastle, died Friday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Earl and Hurtha (Terry) Tharp.
A U.S. Army veteran, he was had been employed at General Motors Allison Division in Indianapolis for 30 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Greencastle Lion's Club and a life member of VFW.
He married Doris L. Sutherlin on Aug. 5, 1960. She survives.
Also surviving are a sister, Maxine Huller, Fillmore; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, brothers Cedric Tharp and Donald Zaring Tharp, and sister Madonna Cornett preceded him in death.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Steve Williams officiating.
Burial with military rites will be in Cloverdale Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday.
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