Gary Paul Tharp

July 20, 1944 ~ August 6, 2013 (age 69)


ANGOLA - Gary Paul Tharp, 69, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at his home in Angola, Indiana. He was born July 20, 1944 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Frank G. Tharp and Mary (Marsee) Tharp Todd. He was an auto body repairman at Dunham Motor Sales in Angola, Indiana. He previously owned several body shop businesses in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam and was a member of the George Anspaugh Post #7205 VFW of Angola, Indiana. He was a member of Fairview Missionary Church, Angola, Indiana. Gary is survived by his wife of 34 years, Connie (Quatkemeyer) Tharp of Angola, Indiana; three sons Jeff and Amy Perkins of Angola, Indiana; Glenn and Marie Tharp of Cincinnati, Ohio; Ryan Tharp of Palm Springs, California; two brothers Wayne Tharp of St. Petersburg, Florida and Greg Todd of Croswell, Michigan; two sisters Judy Pratt of North Carolina and Jamie Reynolds of Lexington, Michigan; and 7 grandchildren Taylor, Aaron, Brayden, Ally, Paige, Sara and Aiden. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Brenda Todd and his brothers Lee Todd and Greg Todd. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 10, 2013, at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana, with Rev. Norman Fuller officiating. Military rites will be performed by the George Anspaugh VFW Post #7205 and the Angola American Legion Post 31. Memorials may be made to the Steuben County Cancer Association and to Cameron Hospice and Home Health.

Steuben County Cancer Association and Cameron Hospice and Home Health

2:00PM to 4:00PM on Friday, August 9th, 2013 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

6:00PM to 8:00PM on Friday, August 9th, 2013 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

10:00AM at Weicht Funeral Home on Saturday, August 10th, 2013 (map/driving directions)

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