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Frank Tharp

May 4, 1949 ~ August 15, 2020 (age 71)


Frank Tharp, 71, of Seaton, Illinois passed away in his wife’s arms on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.

Per his wishes, graveside services are 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 22nd at Greenmound Cemetery in Keithsburg, family and friends welcome.  *To keep everyone safe, the family wishes to observe all social distancing guidelines and limit contact while at the cemetery.*  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for Seaton Park and Recreation or Seaton Fire Department.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

Frank was born May 4, 1949 in Muscatine, Iowa a son of Kenneth and Eva Kenney Tharp.  On July 3, 1969 he married Rebecca Dennison in Keithsburg.  Frank was a 50 year member of Bricklayers Local 6.  He spent his career as a union tuck-pointer and masonry restoration business owner.   Frank loved baseball, he played church league for many years and was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs.  He enjoyed hunting and growing tomatoes.  His greatest joy was time spent with family, especially attending his grandkids events. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 51 years:  Becky Tharp; daughter:  Tina Noe; daughter-in-law:  Staci Tharp; grandchildren:  Chelsea Noe, Kaylee Moseley, Dayton Tharp, Becca Tharp, Tyler Noe and Addison Tharp; siblings:  Marna (Gene) Stewart, Doris Whitesell, Irvin (Kay) Tharp and Roger (Linda) Tharp as well as many special nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Tony Tharp on January 19, 2020 and siblings Dorothy Harader, Esther Gibbs, Mary Gilmour, Lyle Tharp, Marvin Tharp and Jim Tharp. 

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Graveside Service
August 22, 2020

1:00 PM
Keithsburg First Christian Church
2003 Main Street
Keithsburg, Illinois 61442

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