Kenneth Wayne Tharp, 56, of Hamburg, died December 16, 2021 at his residence.
He was a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, a resident of Hamburg for several years, and a former resident of Beekman, Louisiana and Crossett.
Mr. Tharp took pride in being a mechanic for Steve Bolin Logging. He was a member of Cornith Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting and riding his grandbabies on the four wheeler. He loved spending time with his family and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie M. and Ella Mae Davis Tharp; a sister, Sherry Jones and two brothers, Terry Tharp and LaVelle Tharp.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Stacy Chalk Tharp of Hamburg; two sons, Dustin Tharp and wife, April, of Warren and Dalton Tharp and wife, Haley, of Hamburg; eight brothers, William Rizzuto and Johnny Wayne Rizzuto and wife, Brenda, both of Denham Springs, Louisiana, Bill Tharp and wife, Carolyn, of Bastrop, Louisiana, Billy Dean Tharp and wife, Sarah, of Beekman, Louisiana, Calvin Tharp and wife, Christine, of Mer Rouge, Louisiana, Louis Tharp and wife, Melissa Dawn, of Bastrop, Louisiana, Larry Tharp and wife, Paige, of Collinston, Louisiana and Ricky Tharp of Bastrop, Louisiana; five sisters, Katie Brown and husband, Jody, of Hamburg, Gloria Jurls of Bastrop, Louisiana, Melissa Haney and husband, Douglas, Frances Barton and husband, Keith, and Odos Lee Barton and husband, Doug, all of Hamburg; eight grandchildren, Savannah, Michael, D.J., Ruby, Braddix, Malachi, Jacob and Marie Lyn Tharp.
Visitation is Saturday, December 18, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 19, at 2 p.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg. Bro. Glen Hutchinson will officiate.
Honorary pallbearers are Calvin Tharp, Larry Tharp, Ricky Tharp, Louis Tharp, Keith Barton and Douglas Haney.