Robert Wayne Tharpe

Robert Wayne Tharpe, 85, passed away at Helmwood Nursing and Rehab on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The Hart County native was a Korean War Army veteran and retired from civil service at Ft. Knox. He graduated from Munfordville High School and was a member of the Munfordville Masonic Lodge, the Knights Templar in Elizabethtown and the American Legion Post 113. He is preceded in death by his parents; Oscar D. and Beatrice Jaggers Tharpe, 5 brothers; Harold, Stokley, Darrell, Arnold and Glenial Tharpe, and one sister; Geraldine Tharpe. He is survived by a sister in law; Marian Tharpe of Elizabethtown, several nieces and nephews, special friends; Bob and Lucy Ash of Glendale and Leon Adcock of Munfordville. The funeral will be at Brown Funeral Home on Saturday, May 28 at 11:00 a.m. with David and Mitchell Tharpe officiating. Burial will follow at Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. A Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday. Condolences may be expressed online at


Friday, May 27, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, May 28, 2016 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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