Bobby Mack Tharp, 44, of Glencoe died Aug. 18, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation in Ash Flat.
Born March 20, 1958, in Mammoth Spring, he was the son of Mildred Ruth Manry Tharp Karpowicz and the late Bobby Ray Tharp. He married Jane Montgomery Oct. 20, 1987, at Salem. He was greens keeper at Cherokee Village's North Golf Course for many years. He was a member of Agnos Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Jane; his sons -- Bobby Ray Tharp Jr. of Cherokee Village, and Cody Tharp of Glencoe; his mother and stepfather, Mildred and Ben Karpowicz of Horseshoe Bend; his grandson, Dylan Tharp of Cherokee Village; his sister, Judy Jarvis of Salem; and his maternal grandparents, Willie and Mamie Manry of Ash Flat.
He was preceded in death by his father; and his paternal grandparents, Jess and Winnie Tharp.
A service was Aug. 21 at Agnos Church of Christ with Jack Richardson and Leo Rainey officiating. Burial followed in Manry Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.