I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
December 24, 1954 — December 18, 2018
Rodney Dale Tharpe, Sr., 63, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. He was a native of Elizabethtown, KY, founder and former owner of Dale's Pools and City Limits Bar & Grill, and a member of Round Top Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Allen and Juanita Ray Tharpe; brothers, Allen Delbert, Earnie, and Bruce Tharpe; and a sister, Brenda Bradley. Dale is survived by his wife, Tawana Blair Tharpe; One son, Rodney Dale Tharpe, Jr.; three daughters, Dara Nutt (Joey), Jessica Tharpe, and Dana Faulkner(Joe); two brothers, Ricky and Wayne Tharpe; along with five grandchildren, Morgan Jones, Haley, Blake and Lilly Faulkner, and Nygiel Tharpe; one great granddaughter, Hazel McKnight; and his beloved dog, Jody. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday.