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Ernest E. Thorpe


1929 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Ernest E. Thorpe Obituary
Ernest E. Thorpe, of Rolla, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the age of
89.
He was born on January 20, 1929 in Rolla, MO to the late Asa Thorpe and
Florence (Jackson) Thorpe. On June 29, 1962 he married Shirley (Isgrigg) Thorpe
in Rolla.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Glen Thorpe
and one sister, Helen Stansberry.
Ernest was employed as a welder at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. He loved to fish and
to hunt and loved going to the Lake of the Ozarks. He was a lifetime member of
the VFW. Ernest loved being with his family the most.
Ernest will be sadly missed by his surviving family which includes: his wife,
Shirley Thorpe of Rolla; a daughter, Sandra Buchanan and husband Paul of Punta
Gorda, FL; one sister, Marie Loughridge of Rolla; four grandchildren, Todd,
Tammy, Angela and Carley; seven great grandchildren, Scott, Tyler, Tennisen,
Mason, Christopher, Ireland and Hannah; a brother-in-law, Don Isgrigg and wife
Peggy of Rolla; special friends, Charlie Mosteller and Karl Kost; cousins, nieces,
nephews and extended family.
A graveside service for Ernest Thorpe will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday,
August 31, 2018 at the Rolla City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family to help with final expenses.
Online condolences may be offered at www.nullandsonfuneralhome.com.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home of
Rolla.
Published in The Rolla Daily News from Aug. 29 to Aug. 30, 2018
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