March 9, 1933 - February 26, 2013
Frederick Ezekiel “Zeke” Tharp, 79
Frederick Ezekiel ”Zeke” Tharp passed away February 26, 2013 at LRMC after a well fought battle with multiple health issues. He was 79 years of age. Zeke was born March 9, 1933 in Licking County, Ohio and married Ruth Ellen Davis on February 1, 1957. He was preceded in death by his parents (Fred and Eva) and his sister (Julianne). Zeke is survived by his wife and their three boys, Mike (Jean), Tim (Tammy), and Scott (Kristy). He is also survived by his brother (Harold) and sister (Melissia Tilly), 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and many nephews and nieces. Zeke proudly served in the Korean Conflict and upon his honorable discharge became a mechanic in the automotive industry until his retirement. He loved his Lord Jesus and faithfully attended Crossroads Baptist Church were his memorial service will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the family would be appreciated.