William T. “Bill” Tharp

April 09, 1930 ‒ February 11, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

William T. “Bill” Tharp, 87, of Mount Vernon passed away Sunday morning, February 11, 2018 at his home surrounded by family.  He was born on April 9, 1930 in Pataskala to the late Joseph T. and Elizabeth (Randall) Tharp.

Bill honorably served his country during the Korea War in the Air Force earning the rank of Sergeant.

Bill is survived by his wife of over 62 years, Betty J. (Dexter) Tharp; son, Randy (Sharon) Tharp of Mount Vernon; daughter, Karen Lynn Stump of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a brother, R. Joe Tharp of Mount Vernon.

In following with Bill’s wish, there will not be any services.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Bill’s memory to Kindred Hospice, 112 Harcourt Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

To share a memory or send an expression of sympathy to the family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of William T. “Bill” Tharp.

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  • Dear Sister Betty-Memories are the best to remember— of those we grew to love over the years. Those memories of all the times spent with you and Bill over time will always be deep into my heart and mind. Loving you both has been so easy, for all you have been in my life, and I will always be here for you . Howard and I love you very much. You now need to take care of yourself and just knowing that Bill’s suffering is over and he is in a better place. You will never walk alone- for he will remain that part of your life that you both shared together. God Bless.
    Jody and Howard (” it’s your Sis”- as Bill would always say to you when I would call).

  • God Bless/RIP. A heartfelt Thank YOU, Sgt. Tharp for your service in The United States Air Force,Serving in The”NEVER FORGOTTEN” Korean War… Semper Fi….

    ………………………………. “The Eagle Has Landed”

  • Our thoughts and Prayers are with the Family. We still have fond memories of our times together at Baldwin Shrine Club Meetings.

  • dear Betty and family; So,So Sorry to hear this news; I will be getting in touch soon; Stay safe ; Love your family;;;

  • Dear Betty and family. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult, in the loss of your husband and father.

  • Aunt Betty, Randy, Sharon & Karen,
    We are very saddened to hear about Uncle Bills passing. Please know that you are very much in our thoughts and hearts. With all our love and warmest sympathies

  • Aunt Betty, Randy, Sharon and Karen,
    We are sorry to hear the news of Uncle Bill’s passing. May your memories bring you all comfort at this most difficult time…hold those memories close to your heart.
    May God be with you all and may he bring you peace.
    All of our love, Allen & Melissa

  • Aunt Betty, Randy and Karen,
    So sorry to hear about uncle Bill’s passing. May you find comfort in knowing that he is no longer in pain and is in a better place.

    Ed and Donna Stage

  • Dear Betty and Family,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I have wonderful memories of you and Bill coming in to Anne’s and having the pleasure of waiting on you. Bill was always so sweet and I so enjoyed being able to spend time with the both of you. May God bless you and provide you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    Edie Spencer Bates

  • Jim and Jody Wray and Jane Simmons send their thoughts and prayers to Betty and family. We are thinking of you.

    Jim and Jody