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Richard David Thorpe

October 3, 1950 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 68)


Richard David Thorpe, 68, husband of Frances Edwards Thorpe, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Born in Georgetown, SC, he was a son of the late Bill and Louise Thorpe.

Mr. Thorpe was a member of Holland Park Church of Christ.

In addition to his wife of over 40 years, he is survived by his daughter, Kathy Kinsey (Timothy) of Simpsonville; grandchild, Knox Timothy Kinsey; sister, Billie Thorpe Capps of Aynor, SC; niece, Joy Edwards; nephews, Richard Elliot (Kathy), and Joey Sigwald; great-niece, Ashley Clark; great-nephews, Shannon Elliott (Kim), Bryan Clark, and Chandler Sigwald; great-great niece, Page Elliott; brother-in-law, Thomas Franklin Edwards; extended family, Beth and Sergio Mendoza, and their children, Seibian and Gabriela. 

He was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Thorpe; two nephews, Happy Clark, and Bill Clark; and his loving and faithful companion, Scruffy. 

A visitation will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel followed by burial in Graceland East Memorial Park.

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June 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thomas McAFee Funeral Homes Southeast Chapel
1604 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29680

Funeral Service
June 7, 2019

2:00 PM
Thomas McAFee Funeral Homes Southeast Chapel
1604 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29680

June 7, 2019

3:00 PM
Graceland East Memorial Park
2206 Woodruff Road
Simpsonville, SC 29681

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