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Donald Thorpe

1939 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Thorpe, Donald Roy Was born June 1, 1939 to Daniel (Dimple) Thorpe and Gladys (John) Lewis in Gary, Indiana. He attended Froebel High School graduating in 1957. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1970. He retired from US Steel. He moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1980. Donald Thorpe passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Memphis VA Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John, Jr. and Larry Lewis; sisters, Juanita Poole and Lorraine (Eugene) Trimble. He leaves to cherish his memory, daughter, LaDonna Rae Thorpe of Gary, Indiana, and a host other relatives and friends. Visitation Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Funeral service immediately following at 11:00 a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park. Condolences/correspondence may be sent c/o LaDonna Thorpe to Guy and Allen Funeral Directors.


Published in the Post Tribune on Oct. 26, 2014
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