Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Richard G. (Dick) Thorp, 77, of Golden, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at his home.

He was born in Lam- bert, Okla., on June 14, 1935, the son of Jerry Lee Thorp and Alda Lorraine (Johnson) Thorp. He was united in marriage on Aug. 18, 1956, to Margaret Kokaly, who survives.

Additional survivors in- clude: one son, David Thorp and his wife, Terry, of Or- lando, Fla.; one daughter, Leslie Jean Thorp, of Golden; and one sister, Vir- ginia Stephens, of Orbisoma, Penn.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers, Jim Thorp and Mike Thorp.

He received his educa- tion in Oklahoma and gradu- ated from Midwest City High School in Midwest City, Okla. He served in the U.S. Army and was dis- charged in 1956. For 30 years, he worked at the Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Joliet, Ill., retiring in 1991 when he moved to Golden.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Dean Hub- bard will conduct the serv- ices.

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