Marshall Wade “Lit” Tharpe, age 82, of Drakes Branch, VA, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Tharpe; his sister, Joyce Tharpe Nichols; and two brothers, Curtis W. Tharpe, and Kermit David Tharpe.

“Lit” is survived by two children, Jeffrey W. Tharpe and Bonnie J. Tharpe; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Tharpe and Braxton Tharpe; two brothers, James R. Tharpe (Ann), and Harold Tharpe (Margaret).

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, with interment to follow in the Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Drakes Branch. The family will receive friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home one hour prior to the funeral service. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.

 

Condolence Messages

  1. Brenda Perkins

    02 December 2018 2 weeks ago

    My thoughts and prayers for the friends and families. May you fly high with the angels R.I.P Lit Tharpe you will be missed by many.

  2. Terri Covington

    02 December 2018 2 weeks ago

    Please know that the family is in our thoughts and prayers. Lit was a wonderful man. I had the pleasure of knowing him all of my life and he will be greatly missed.

  3. PENNY GRAY Millner

    02 December 2018 2 weeks ago

    Prayers for lit family you were a wonderful man, i remember coming to the dance. Hall in drakes branch and dancing you were my idol , rest in peace lit, love you

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