David James Tharp, age 74 of Townsend, DE passed away suddenly on April 27, 2021 at Christiana Hospital. David was born March 2, 1947 in Wilmington, the son of Samuel & Bessie Tharp.
David was a retired auto mechanic who worked for the State of Delaware and NAPA Auto Parts. He is a graduate of Gunning Bedford High School where he played football. David enjoyed hunting, working on small motors, travel, gardening and antiquing. After retirement David enjoyed life to the fullest.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Dolores; his grandson, Tony, a brother; Michael and two sisters, Sharon & Helen.
He is survived by his daughters, Pamela (Karl) Wills & Jennifer (Aaron) DeAngelis; his son, Richard (Kelly) Tharp; his grandchildren, Aaron, Cody, Trey & Reagan; great grandchildren, Dakota, Tyler & Dracilla; siblings, Sammy, Catherine & Bonnie (George), extended family and friends.
Memorial Gathering Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 5 pm until time of memorial 7 pm at Pippin Funeral Home, Wyoming, DE. The family is limited to 50 guests at one time, social distancing and masks are required.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society
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