March 18, 2016


James D. Tharp – Shoals
James D. Tharp, 50, Shoals, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 5:59 p.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.
He was born on December 24, 1965 in Bedford, Indiana to the late Henry and Nannie (Spicer) Tharp. James married Misty M. McClain in Martin County. He attended Shoals High School and was previously employed at Kroger and K-Mart in Bedford and was an auto mechanic. James was of the Christian faith.
He is survived by his wife Misty, of Shoals; one daughter Cassie (Rusty) Steward of Evansville; three sons, James (Kaylee) Steward, of Bedford, Matthew Steward, of Evansville, Michael (Chelsea) Kirk, of French Lick; 8 grandchildren, Cayden, Kaylee, Dalton, Hunter, Ellie, Zeke, Christian and Kyson; 7 sisters, Viola Cundiff of Alabama, Jean (Dan) McCarty of Shoals, Peggy (David) Fisher of Linton, Bonnie (Tim) Pottorff, of Shoals, Connie (Bill) Pottorff, of Shoals, Millie (Marty) Billiot, of Arkansas, Clara (Darren) Bumbalough, of Columbus; two brothers, Jr. (Debbie) Tharp, of Shoals, Ollie Tharp, of Linton; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Tom and Johnny Tharp.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Queen-Lee Funeral home in Shoals and from 8 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Williams. Pastor Brian Terry will officiate the service.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.queenlee.com

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