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Phil Tharpe

December 22, 1963 — January 12, 2022

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Phil Tharpe, age 58, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital of North Mississippi in Oxford. 

Funeral services for Phil will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, 2022 in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the interment to follow at Forrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday evening, January 15, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home. 

Phil was born on December 22, 1963 to William Emmit Tharpe and Iva Ann Hope Tharpe in Coffeeville, MS. He worked in the Maintenance Department at the University of Mississippi. Phil was certified in HVAC and honorably served our country in the United States Army for four years. When he was not working, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching college football, especially the Ole Miss Rebels. Phil was very humble man and lived a simple life. He cherished his family and they will all miss him deeply.

The loving family left behind to remember him include his wife of 27 years, Mandy Tharpe of Batesville, MS; his three children, Amber Biggers (Robert) of Crowder, MS, Jayson Gazaway (Summer) of Oxford, MS, and Justin Tharpe (Addison) of Oxford, MS; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Tharpe of Coffeevile, MS; two sisters, Rene Shaw of Coffeeville, MS, and Tayna Tullis of Wichita, KS; two brothers, Steve Tharpe (Jean) of Las Vegas, NV, and William “Willie” Tharpe, Jr. of Tupelo, MS; three grandchildren, Tyler Biggers, Cole Thelemann, and “Bump”.

He is preceded in death by one son, Jeremey Tharpe.

 

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Saturday, January 15, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

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Interment

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Starts at 4:15 pm (Central time)

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